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Environmental Release Report: HARRISON County, TX
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HARRISON 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):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental 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 HARRISON 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 20,980 783
    Suspected Carcinogens 5,470 1,143
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 395,220 1,346
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 49,736 164
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 352,960 598
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 20,458
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 289,950 2,015
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 304,907 1,670
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 517,111 902
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 284,471 195
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 411,540 2,750
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 783 157
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 396,045 2,862
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 768,898 4,664
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 589,980 10,191

    *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 11,652,594 51,752 552,099 2,634,890 14,891,335 445,998 NA
    1989 10,211,038 38,950 95,774 300,794 10,646,556 209,224 NA
    1990 8,346,915 71,044 101,899 166,325 8,686,183 114,843 NA
    1991 6,815,364 49,335 70,918 37,642 6,973,259 378,395 71,637,475
    1992 4,647,280 19,261 28,863 31,790 4,727,194 555,309 34,851,899
    1993 5,033,629 10,415 55,621 152,183 5,251,848 548,383 53,992,565
    1994 4,393,766 8,499 98,208 137,900 4,638,373 770,104 60,978,967
    1995 4,352,913 3,683 90,820 184,550 4,631,966 698,551 61,172,231
    1996 4,352,613 3,212 26,738 186,350 4,568,913 746,209 56,534,568
    1997 4,018,909 6,934 211,500 518,800 4,756,143 1,426,018 53,324,667
    1998 3,682,902 19,634 1,689,010 250,654 5,642,200 1,512,654 61,018,831
    1999 953,897 13,797 1,769,579 383,093 3,120,366 693,620 17,955,235
    2000 886,498 1,403 2,690,379 182,462 3,760,742 1,019,410 17,369,957
    2001 796,709 1,782 1,698,379 128,550 2,625,420 446,137 15,858,343
    2002 795,356 13,736 1,997,306 274,240 3,080,638 803,033 18,207,414
    "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 .57 0 0 0 .57 0 .57
    2001 .5 0 0 0 .5 0 .5
    2002 .59 0 0 0 .59 0 .59
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