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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ANTIMONY 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 80,298 84
    Suspected Carcinogens 233,162 286
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,208,192 613
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 299,836 51
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 880,811 567
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 278,476 37
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 742,806 440
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,051,665 900
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,277,138 905
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 154,412
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,436,268 658
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,503 43
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,183,158 885
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,424,025 1,290
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,242,379 622

    *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 7,778,253 74,540 3,267 250 7,856,310 4,691,001 NA
    1989 6,345,924 20,789 80,986 0 6,447,699 1,961,301 NA
    1990 5,422,600 1,268 71,556 6,452 5,501,876 2,294,294 NA
    1991 5,340,932 15,266 243,665 0 5,599,863 7,787,567 41,454,507
    1992 4,935,383 769 120,236 0 5,056,388 13,025,659 85,200,047
    1993 3,953,535 1,057 324,056 5 4,278,653 16,322,576 40,939,297
    1994 3,264,426 1,724 140,782 5 3,406,937 18,235,872 47,163,259
    1995 1,978,727 15,399 70,730 0 2,064,856 9,270,942 24,417,836
    1996 1,911,314 998 146,946 0 2,059,258 12,945,969 30,733,247
    1997 2,117,527 566 344,447 0 2,462,540 20,336,835 23,077,615
    1998 2,297,241 1,343 241,304 0 2,539,888 18,365,189 32,932,591
    1999 1,960,459 369 226,072 0 2,186,900 26,904,124 40,976,270
    2000 2,096,582 694 83,476 0 2,180,752 28,307,639 43,989,873
    2001 1,698,418 2,249 28,596 0 1,729,264 45,359,763 63,861,098
    2002 1,508,709 1,297 43,578 0 1,553,584 17,532,310 26,502,744
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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