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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 119,086
    Suspected Carcinogens 625
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 16,717
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,643
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 32,786
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,815
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 120,674
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 35,776
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 605,111
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 682
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 607,207
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 144
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 581,120
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 608,012
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 604,485

    *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 675,505 0 0 0 675,505 16,625 NA
    1989 796,965 0 0 0 796,965 10,368 NA
    1990 194,257 0 5 0 194,262 16,668 NA
    1991 371,289 35 1,805 0 373,129 181,126 733,252
    1992 350,462 50,260 1,260 0 401,982 164,258 807,976
    1993 423,347 33,010 260 0 456,617 7,493 561,765
    1994 632,746 10 0 0 632,756 47,306 835,845
    1995 237,186 10 0 0 237,196 111,858 389,138
    1996 276,851 5 0 0 276,856 137,614 461,501
    1997 296,912 5 0 0 296,917 507,318 715,210
    1998 210,065 5 0 0 210,070 173,907 410,132
    1999 192,545 0 55 0 192,600 72,737 482,290
    2000 182,622 0 1,333 0 183,955 306,133 587,767
    2001 294,090 0 59,127 0 353,217 541,746 1,079,872
    2002 610,769 0 5,835 0 616,604 1,319,690 2,334,164
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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