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Environmental Release Report: GRAY County, TX
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in GRAY 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 GRAY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:HYDROGEN CYANIDE
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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 14,298
    Suspected Carcinogens 9,229 .100
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 588,598 .100
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 224,235
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 220,001
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 463,217
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 49,151
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 181,101
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 674,798 .100
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 51,294
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 773,648
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 224,226
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 353,217 .100
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 724,858 5
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 777,004 5

    *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 1,222,910 3,250 81,350 0 1,307,510 3,860 NA
    1989 1,330,969 750 60,890 0 1,392,609 7,000 NA
    1990 1,507,636 10 25,274 0 1,532,920 7,475 NA
    1991 1,567,753 255 86,036 0 1,654,044 4,572 28,882,141
    1992 1,492,730 255 70,604 250 1,563,839 3,895 33,473,221
    1993 1,408,824 255 89,947 250 1,499,276 17,915 30,305,226
    1994 994,846 255 101,220 0 1,096,321 2,020 35,455,497
    1995 847,135 5 108,901 0 956,041 25,608 31,181,058
    1996 578,967 5 114,042 0 693,014 58,386 47,176,598
    1997 555,555 10 130,500 0 686,065 9,094 36,618,842
    1998 1,271,806 5 432,094 0 1,703,905 136,111 37,869,569
    1999 1,173,955 5 405,100 0 1,579,060 97,881 41,953,736
    2000 1,358,544 250 500,965 0 1,859,759 19,381 45,963,755
    2001 757,501 250 377,739 0 1,135,490 4,774 44,766,934
    2002 785,371 5 380,426 0 1,165,803 66,597 42,120,873
    "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 7.70 0 0 0 7.70 0 7.72
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