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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ETHYLENE OXIDE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 231,002 207
    Suspected Carcinogens 227,705 181
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,086,104 273
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 233,352 79
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 900,549 489
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 210,083 157
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 354,231 782
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 976,160 493
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,240,034 5,282
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 47,522
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,539,655 5,840
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 87,163 44
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,056,695 5,618
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,007,180 6,736
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,032,765 4,569

    *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 1,315,572 24,550 0 0 1,340,122 212,054 NA
    1989 1,404,112 14,050 2,750 0 1,420,912 230,401 NA
    1990 1,141,553 10,765 0 0 1,152,318 211,687 NA
    1991 810,416 10,809 5,445 0 826,670 233,114 2,736,695
    1992 993,492 11,709 0 0 1,005,201 244,677 2,620,384
    1993 906,532 10,854 0 0 917,386 278,242 2,740,939
    1994 885,540 19,654 0 0 905,194 674,714 2,724,283
    1995 839,190 14,519 0 0 853,709 778,948 2,868,027
    1996 839,056 20,512 0 0 859,568 806,758 3,394,518
    1997 567,000 9,053 0 0 576,053 2,154,608 2,948,189
    1998 503,884 7,776 0 0 511,660 956,320 2,368,894
    1999 3,760,323 60,199 73,500 0 3,894,022 1,127,390 26,959,625
    2000 4,119,257 7,484 104,579 0 4,231,320 783,180 31,281,290
    2001 4,303,213 13,116 67,885 0 4,384,214 941,453 31,565,437
    2002 4,064,541 6,774 19,502 0 4,090,817 323,986 24,088,029
    "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 3.61 0 0 0 3.61 0 3.60
    2001 1.23 0 0 0 1.23 0 1.23
    2002 .517 0 0 0 .517 0 .517
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