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Environmental Release Report: ST. LUCIE County, FL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ST. LUCIE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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 ST. LUCIE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:METHANOL
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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)
    Suspected Carcinogens 112,584
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 148,885
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 489,486
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 112,582
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 148,883
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 479,364
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 495,288
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 495,286
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 154,685
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 495,288
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 495,288

    *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 1,750 250 644,800 0 646,800 0 NA
    1989 68,990 250 0 0 69,240 0 NA
    1990 31,300 750 0 0 32,050 0 NA
    1991 83,200 0 0 0 83,200 8,550 176,418
    1992 137,655 0 50,000 0 187,655 10,650 276,852
    1993 156,810 0 0 0 156,810 16,100 277,527
    1994 34,810 0 0 0 34,810 250 93,457
    1995 54,130 0 2 0 54,132 4 155,781
    1996 107,384 0 37,251 0 144,635 0 184,639
    1997 106,460 0 40,827 0 147,287 0 189,125
    1998 136,602 0 25,875 0 162,477 0 219,298
    1999 2,302,906 0 0 0 2,302,906 25 224,659
    2000 844,300 0 68,423 0 912,723 0 924,608
    2001 650,113 0 87,008 0 737,121 3,216 756,611
    2002 495,289 0 76,368 0 571,657 0 600,366
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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