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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 890 8
    Suspected Carcinogens 109,365 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 144,000 8
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 700 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 143,300 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 109,077
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 116,239 263
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 110,190 13
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 143,680 3
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 34,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 146,373 8
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 635 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 145,928 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 152,519 270
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 143,587 10

    *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 705,304 130,250 7,646,000 0 8,481,554 5,500 NA
    1989 478,512 5,913 2,033,300 0 2,517,725 409,530 NA
    1990 431,274 11,010 10,450 0 452,734 549,715 NA
    1991 263,145 277 0 0 263,422 5,451,583 6,186,920
    1992 255,505 1,005 0 0 256,510 5,087,198 5,512,008
    1993 194,960 270 0 0 195,230 5,585,195 5,303,869
    1994 229,655 5 0 0 229,660 6,013,207 6,277,505
    1995 167,505 5 0 0 167,510 6,014,440 6,182,338
    1996 181,280 515 0 0 181,795 6,419,665 6,650,489
    1997 139,810 760 0 0 140,570 13,953,120 7,113,980
    1998 214,108 1,005 0 0 215,113 7,261,040 7,477,908
    1999 238,301 515 0 0 238,816 5,428,705 5,672,349
    2000 232,658 20 30 0 232,708 7,275,007 7,513,999
    2001 191,829 273 275 0 192,377 18,482,374 19,070,833
    2002 153,187 273 28 0 153,488 7,528,588 8,631,316
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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