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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NICKEL COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 44,962 320
    Suspected Carcinogens 321,937
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 471,496 320
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 47,541
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 440,542 320
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 321,905
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 447,423 320
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 484,436
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 492,159
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 444,135
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 497,822
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,275
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 451,105 320
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 917,772 320
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 911,771 320

    *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 1,404,928 1,712 500 0 1,407,140 550,695 NA
    1989 1,588,038 2,424 1,000 0 1,591,462 626,363 NA
    1990 1,619,561 770 85 20 1,620,436 433,673 NA
    1991 1,282,095 250 0 0 1,282,345 2,567,957 8,815,465
    1992 1,132,563 0 0 0 1,132,563 2,125,934 5,432,238
    1993 669,201 0 740 0 669,941 2,271,780 4,657,758
    1994 790,127 0 0 0 790,127 690,060 2,695,336
    1995 466,007 0 0 0 466,007 638,357 1,889,459
    1996 361,275 0 0 0 361,275 558,201 1,722,578
    1997 435,750 250 0 0 436,000 2,186,028 2,030,647
    1998 904,693 320 1,500 0 906,513 1,183,059 3,337,470
    1999 991,701 320 1,400 0 993,421 1,303,728 3,358,712
    2000 1,155,709 320 2,600 0 1,158,629 883,481 3,551,677
    2001 879,188 320 5,982 0 885,490 1,039,201 4,126,942
    2002 1,007,877 320 1,438 0 1,009,635 1,014,718 4,179,733
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 1.40 0 0 0 1.40 0 1.40
    2001 1.65 0 0 0 1.65 0 1.65
    2002 1.60 0 0 0 1.60 0 1.60
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