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Environmental Release Report: TAYLOR County, FL
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in TAYLOR 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):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive 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 TAYLOR County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROFORM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 177,620 18,455
    Suspected Carcinogens 37,373
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 123,098 1,040
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 39,128 106
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,203,945 8,860
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 40,320 226
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 241,520 22,235
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,237,923 10,006
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,435,398 50,635
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 142,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,473,393 93,240
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,120 106
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 325,978 83,860
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,624,103 97,111
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,583,443 59,120

    *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 1,036,728 0 0 0 1,036,728 67,383 NA
    1989 1,899,695 21,700 9,617 0 1,931,012 7,900 NA
    1990 1,988,843 19,500 3,827 0 2,012,170 51,480 NA
    1991 1,875,955 1,005,502 316,542 0 3,197,999 137,659 34,825,040
    1992 1,653,090 843,900 307,580 0 2,804,570 76,528 32,052,937
    1993 1,768,608 16,470 23,705 0 1,808,783 36,837 44,234,495
    1994 1,751,744 10,997 8,003 0 1,770,744 6,299 54,267,707
    1995 1,971,082 93,751 7,867 0 2,072,700 96,429 42,168,382
    1996 1,883,841 86,213 1,311 0 1,971,365 97,653 46,609,976
    1997 2,004,781 116,641 138,084 0 2,259,506 386,438 19,195,193
    1998 1,867,466 98,431 141,004 0 2,106,901 357,802 18,914,281
    1999 2,280,292 112,370 106,000 0 2,498,662 441,577 15,355,081
    2000 1,926,529 91,360 83,237 0 2,101,126 195,924 15,239,306
    2001 1,787,354 97,946 81,446 0 1,966,746 183 15,997,731
    2002 1,624,297 97,540 83,900 0 1,805,737 549 16,099,395
    "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 .98 1.56 1.70 0 4.24 0 4.30
    2001 1.38 1.28 1.57 0 4.23 0 4.23
    2002 1.44 1.28 1.58 0 4.30 0 4.30
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