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Environmental Release Report: FREESTONE County, TX
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in FREESTONE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    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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    Rank counties in TEXAS or facilities in FREESTONE 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 FREESTONE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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)
    Recognized Carcinogens 239
    Suspected Carcinogens 20,037 .670
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 123,044 .670
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 525 .670
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 103,107
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 273,623
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 20,579
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 395,590
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 408,069
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 124,207 .670
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 100
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 123,771
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 410,156
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 411,166

    *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
    1998 141,110 20 2,218,600 0 2,359,730 22 2,460,225
    1999 147,311 0 2,165,239 0 2,312,550 0 2,422,590
    2000 528,870 68 2,631,410 0 3,160,348 0 7,622,388
    2001 1,056,888 62 1,658,989 0 2,715,938 0 2,715,953
    2002 414,084 .670 1,812,157 0 2,226,242 0 2,226,242
    "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 .6814 0 0 0 .6814 0 .6814
    2001 .0013 0 0 0 .0013 0 .0013
    2002 .0014 0 0 0 .0014 0 .0014
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