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Environmental Release Report: ERATH County, TX
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ERATH County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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 ERATH 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:STYRENE
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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 Carcinogens 48,905
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 68,126
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 68,126
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 48,905
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 48,905
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 68,126
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 68,126
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 68,126
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 68,126
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 68,126
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 68,126

    *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 181,521 0 0 0 181,521 356,695 NA
    1989 151,879 0 0 0 151,879 247,920 NA
    1990 134,028 0 0 0 134,028 658,509 NA
    1991 132,108 0 0 0 132,108 46,940 495,943
    1992 122,646 0 0 0 122,646 35,721 465,272
    1993 128,323 0 0 0 128,323 37,885 496,744
    1994 158,355 0 0 0 158,355 44,464 394,199
    1995 159,177 0 0 0 159,177 67,687 519,848
    1996 119,366 0 0 0 119,366 124,528 425,630
    1997 116,995 0 1,685 0 118,680 78,902 401,099
    1998 87,188 0 2,450 0 89,638 39,120 149,934
    1999 93,614 0 432 0 94,046 32,951 126,564
    2000 64,030 0 0 0 64,030 16,860 80,891
    2001 78,147 0 0 0 78,147 56,671 133,100
    2002 68,126 0 0 0 68,126 33,998 113,426
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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