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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:BENZENE
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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 4,327
    Suspected Carcinogens 45,855
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 53,919
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6,097
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 48,771
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 49,900
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 53,237
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 49,963
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 54,037
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 55,173
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,792
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 50,544
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 55,000
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 54,027

    *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 19,784 0 0 0 19,784 0 NA
    1989 33,684 0 0 0 33,684 0 NA
    1990 89,175 0 0 0 89,175 0 NA
    1991 96,382 0 0 0 96,382 2,810 106,843
    1992 110,695 0 0 0 110,695 4,235 121,097
    1993 121,920 0 0 0 121,920 15,815 147,582
    1994 136,840 0 0 0 136,840 12,755 157,093
    1995 147,055 0 0 0 147,055 10,785 169,970
    1996 158,900 250 0 0 159,150 15,095 192,305
    1997 159,010 250 0 0 159,260 10,495 188,530
    1998 117,540 250 0 0 117,790 16,143 131,555
    1999 86,948 430 0 0 87,378 954 106,072
    2000 42,448 0 0 0 42,448 1,559 43,629
    2001 60,854 0 0 0 60,854 404 61,318
    2002 55,173 0 0 0 55,173 0 55,044
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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