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Environmental Release Report: COLORADO County, TX
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in COLORADO County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):

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    Rank counties in TEXAS or facilities in COLORADO 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 COLORADO 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:METHYL ETHYL KETONE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 Carcinogens 12,331
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 45,555
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 45,555
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 12,331
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 12,331
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 45,555
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 45,555
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 45,555
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 45,555
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 45,555
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 45,555

    *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 150,000 0 0 0 150,000 0 NA
    1989 187,600 0 0 0 187,600 0 NA
    1990 301,360 0 0 0 301,360 0 NA
    1991 252,455 0 0 0 252,455 0 256,155
    1992 192,632 0 0 0 192,632 0 432,632
    1993 268,954 0 0 0 268,954 0 336,454
    1994 259,561 0 0 0 259,561 0 409,561
    1995 292,103 0 0 0 292,103 0 281,912
    1996 270,327 0 0 0 270,327 0 328,059
    1997 234,178 0 0 0 234,178 0 314,301
    1998 190,854 0 0 0 190,854 0 252,176
    1999 163,619 0 0 0 163,619 0 190,834
    2000 239,169 0 0 0 239,169 0 240,357
    2001 142,442 0 0 0 142,442 4,611 150,212
    2002 45,555 0 0 0 45,555 2,450 48,005
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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