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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 2,059 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 10 3
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 6,358 255
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,285 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 4,903 250
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 39 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 11,195 261
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,545 256
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 17,844 255
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 10,919
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 11,959 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,209 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 10,764 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 19,406 512
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 18,335 7

    *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 278,980 0 186,200 0 465,180 1,864,609 NA
    1989 264,099 0 0 0 264,099 1,489,055 NA
    1990 178,326 15 20 5 178,366 360,966 NA
    1991 129,537 0 575 0 130,112 5,012,100 7,683,421
    1992 156,988 250 290 0 157,528 3,925,187 8,597,212
    1993 125,603 0 40 0 125,643 6,114,022 10,544,328
    1994 159,899 70 30 0 159,999 5,359,125 7,412,768
    1995 345,742 50 14,049 0 359,841 5,960,145 7,804,795
    1996 56,125 78 319 0 56,522 6,091,940 6,805,390
    1997 89,913 5 0 0 89,918 17,478,906 47,174,852
    1998 54,510 8 0 0 54,518 9,855,373 48,559,990
    1999 27,442 8 250 0 27,700 5,678,182 6,556,940
    2000 27,638 8 0 0 27,646 5,659,308 7,119,651
    2001 19,511 8 0 0 19,519 5,289,398 6,042,226
    2002 21,672 512 257 0 22,442 4,370,487 5,245,943
    "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
    2001 .119 0 0 0 .119 0 .119
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