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Environmental Release Report: BRAZOS County, TX
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BRAZOS 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 BRAZOS 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:AMMONIA
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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 Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 63,337 1,191,500
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 20,486
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 42,596
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 62,822
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 63,077
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 85,337 320
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 510
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 85,337 320
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 85,082 320
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 85,587 320
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 85,587 320

    *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 174,250 0 0 0 174,250 740,603 NA
    1989 266,954 25 0 0 266,979 824,510 NA
    1990 278,887 85 0 0 278,972 797,637 NA
    1991 260,580 202 0 0 260,782 584,260 15,343,356
    1992 193,704 250 0 0 193,954 1,425,795 6,098,877
    1993 193,177 5 0 0 193,182 562,375 785,226
    1994 137,124 5 0 0 137,129 169,590 284,114
    1995 146,407 5 0 0 146,412 68,420 215,845
    1996 188,311 5 0 0 188,316 59,543 229,094
    1997 62,822 118,046 0 0 180,868 80,898 195,673
    1998 95,343 215,620 0 0 310,963 25,247 332,506
    1999 119,590 311 0 0 119,901 23,531 140,942
    2000 126,753 68,101 0 0 194,854 104,607 317,121
    2001 106,764 5,207 0 0 111,971 46,746 186,734
    2002 85,587 1,191,820 0 0 1,277,407 4,320 1,306,669
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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