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Environmental Release Report: COLLIN County, TX
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in COLLIN County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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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    *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 COLLIN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 7,225 33
    Suspected Carcinogens 29
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 34,877 60
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,010 33
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 54,389 27
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 20,489 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,474 34
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 38,453 60
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 46,303 60
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 29,658
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 73,914 33
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,877 32
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 59,837 28
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 108,649 31
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 61,298 2

    *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 331,237 38,688 1,202,755 0 1,572,680 147,980 NA
    1989 397,688 2 1,176,800 0 1,574,490 115,546 NA
    1990 417,794 10 641,700 0 1,059,504 207,294 NA
    1991 430,668 15 0 0 430,683 660,259 24,429,755
    1992 348,860 6 240,500 0 589,366 482,132 4,823,583
    1993 266,144 8 480,080 0 746,232 381,267 16,427,534
    1994 194,412 8 479,100 0 673,520 1,176,215 24,559,605
    1995 176,078 7 548,716 0 724,801 1,122,694 15,526,362
    1996 229,097 9 523,719 0 752,825 7,594,925 29,347,757
    1997 220,742 8 582,906 0 803,656 21,127,508 24,807,640
    1998 223,182 262 521,726 0 745,170 4,103,770 25,358,466
    1999 221,126 264 239,227 0 460,617 2,400,465 28,603,601
    2000 195,945 526 208,600 0 405,071 2,653,998 37,393,602
    2001 214,059 1,645 157,930 0 373,634 3,419,863 32,837,323
    2002 114,522 61 171,522 0 286,105 2,652,789 29,711,623
    "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 7.89 0 0 0 7.89 0 7.89
    2001 7.75 0 0 0 7.75 0 7.75
    2002 7.72 0 0 0 7.72 0 7.72
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