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Environmental Release Report: ANDREWS County, TX
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ANDREWS 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 TEXAS or facilities in ANDREWS 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 ANDREWS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 .017
    Suspected Carcinogens 119,820
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 120,106
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 61
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 120,046
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 119,820
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 120,106
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 120,106
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 120,106
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 120,107
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .015
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 120,107
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 120,107
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 120,106

    *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
    1989 234,500 0 0 0 234,500 0 NA
    1990 236,000 0 0 0 236,000 0 NA
    1991 261,232 0 0 0 261,232 0 261,232
    1992 270,512 0 0 0 270,512 0 270,512
    1993 419,137 0 0 0 419,137 0 419,137
    1994 311,917 0 0 0 311,917 0 311,917
    1996 25,000 0 0 0 25,000 0 25,000
    1997 250,000 0 0 0 250,000 0 250,000
    1998 114,852 0 4,442,731 0 4,557,583 0 4,326,236
    1999 63,660 0 5,955,621 0 6,019,281 0 6,019,205
    2000 121,550 0 5,963,426 0 6,084,976 68,443 6,186,175
    2001 83,976 0 670,238 0 754,214 0 754,216
    2002 120,107 0 116,049 0 236,156 0 236,157
    "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 0 0 311 0 311 .127 311
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