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Environmental Release Report: JASPER County, TX
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in JASPER 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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    Rank counties in TEXAS or facilities in JASPER 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 JASPER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 127,212 8,179
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,579
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 14,483 51,994
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 217 229
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 592,095 23,645
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 6
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 129,812 13,979
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 592,567 28,044
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 698,755 67,194
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 95,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 800,123 178,794
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 217 229
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 196,249 154,245
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 874,968 184,215
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 895,136 68,565

    *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 4,550,930 1,401 500 0 4,552,831 3,203 NA
    1989 2,181,933 10,400 750 0 2,193,083 2,650 NA
    1990 2,532,854 14,300 1,000 0 2,548,154 266,900 NA
    1991 1,592,686 14,055 948 0 1,607,689 441,440 28,638,367
    1992 1,764,954 13,955 750 0 1,779,659 138,619 49,806,211
    1993 1,426,675 10,355 500 250 1,437,780 391,534 50,800,011
    1994 1,076,867 4,768 13,610 0 1,095,245 280,515 48,908,675
    1995 926,350 14,560 15,660 0 956,570 233,345 23,782,134
    1996 974,875 11,560 17,660 0 1,004,095 128,530 20,839,195
    1997 1,127,974 164,360 139,550 0 1,431,884 926,368 22,980,124
    1998 1,156,606 161,635 122,500 0 1,440,741 284,337 23,661,140
    1999 1,170,481 142,445 141,700 0 1,454,626 79,694 23,420,766
    2000 986,263 164,000 120,270 0 1,270,533 403,080 21,206,368
    2001 782,687 402,400 198,837 0 1,383,924 175,066 18,112,055
    2002 902,567 239,194 357,936 0 1,499,697 78,754 24,113,298
    "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 1.66 0 .0244 0 1.68 0 1.68
    2001 1.47 0 .222 0 1.69 0 1.69
    2002 1.45 0 .7438 0 2.19 0 2.19
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