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Environmental Release Report: ARANSAS County, TX
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ARANSAS County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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 ARANSAS 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:CARBON DISULFIDE
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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 13
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 22,073
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,800
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 22,060
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 8,813
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 23,860
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 8,800
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 13
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 22,073
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 23,873

    *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 208,000 0 0 0 208,000 0 NA
    1989 208,000 0 0 0 208,000 0 NA
    1990 226,000 0 0 0 226,000 0 NA
    1991 201,000 0 0 0 201,000 0 336,000
    1992 252,000 0 0 0 252,000 0 420,000
    1993 243,000 0 0 0 243,000 0 405,000
    1994 256,500 0 0 0 256,500 0 426,500
    1995 252,079 0 0 0 252,079 0 420,132
    1996 527,427 0 0 0 527,427 0 1,148,172
    1999 1,175,100 0 0 0 1,175,100 0 1,945,480
    2000 39,579 0 0 0 39,579 0 1,979,800
    2001 34,613 0 0 0 34,613 0 1,730,737
    2002 23,874 0 0 0 23,874 0 1,194,769
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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