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Environmental Release Report: HENDERSON County, TX
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HENDERSON County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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 HENDERSON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:HYDROCHLORIC ACID
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 34,000
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 34,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 34,000
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 68,000
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 68,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 34,000
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 34,000
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 68,000
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 68,000

    *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 313,044 0 2,707 0 315,751 17,300 NA
    1989 491,682 0 1,085 0 492,767 1,750 NA
    1990 177,795 0 980 0 178,775 1,510 NA
    1991 141,403 0 0 0 141,403 26,177 153,514
    1992 151,488 0 0 0 151,488 23,436 108,279
    1993 140,515 0 0 0 140,515 11,963 204,329
    1994 108,141 0 0 0 108,141 7,271 112,587
    1995 105,596 0 0 0 105,596 27,832 124,237
    1996 37,104 0 0 0 37,104 10,165 50,847
    1997 31,255 0 0 0 31,255 19,400 56,767
    1998 74,666 0 0 0 74,666 8,318 127,508
    1999 69,832 0 0 0 69,832 312 99,549
    2000 86,123 0 0 0 86,123 2,220 115,297
    2001 68,000 0 0 0 68,000 0 71,270
    2002 68,000 0 0 0 68,000 0 70,453
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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