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Environmental Release Report: ORANGE County, FL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ORANGE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in FLORIDA or facilities in ORANGE County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for ORANGE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 281,850
    Suspected Carcinogens 397,642
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 823,265
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 28,655
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 517,326
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 674,626
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 899,065
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 755,302
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,277,735
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 615,777
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 830,957
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 996
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 822,277
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,395,204
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,089,935

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 1,767,032 0 253,267 0 2,020,299 1,635,273 NA
    1989 2,231,159 0 52,261 0 2,283,420 1,018,654 NA
    1990 1,727,846 0 4,447 5 1,732,298 692,160 NA
    1991 1,099,795 0 255 0 1,100,050 514,850 3,018,093
    1992 1,323,472 0 8,490 0 1,331,962 811,470 3,735,812
    1993 1,367,787 0 6,250 0 1,374,037 516,180 3,960,538
    1994 1,076,959 0 7,490 0 1,084,449 527,227 3,190,099
    1995 982,632 0 750 0 983,382 693,739 2,605,502
    1996 1,014,016 0 4,138 0 1,018,154 614,866 2,772,832
    1997 978,564 0 3,302 0 981,866 1,255,812 4,192,800
    1998 1,171,492 0 3,580,714 0 4,752,206 1,438,323 15,003,354
    1999 1,555,298 0 3,108,303 0 4,663,601 1,313,932 14,009,158
    2000 1,509,652 0 3,614,185 0 5,123,837 1,212,234 15,673,483
    2001 1,178,836 0 1,067,020 0 2,245,856 1,443,797 10,385,080
    2002 1,398,149 0 24,032,977 0 25,431,126 1,488,596 35,297,556
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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