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

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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 10,247
    Suspected Carcinogens 7
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 112,642
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 28,308
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 88,889
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 9,894
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 80,758
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 117,202
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 117,593
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 135,187
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 186
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 112,347
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 135,116
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 95,704

    *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 172,190 0 0 0 172,190 66,680 NA
    1989 48,774 0 100 0 48,874 56,717 NA
    1990 348,274 0 0 0 348,274 39,555 NA
    1991 393,187 0 0 0 393,187 213,020 1,613,889
    1992 887,850 0 0 0 887,850 190,302 1,252,661
    1993 530,618 0 0 0 530,618 474,447 1,327,094
    1994 732,019 0 0 0 732,019 508,038 1,227,183
    1995 435,898 0 0 0 435,898 547,926 1,071,995
    1996 335,598 0 0 0 335,598 778,805 1,535,010
    1997 216,552 0 0 0 216,552 1,232,904 1,258,733
    1998 226,982 0 0 0 226,982 608,467 1,383,906
    1999 194,279 1,400 81 0 195,760 958,270 2,051,914
    2000 194,474 4,131 0 0 198,605 1,432,421 2,594,964
    2001 146,772 2,830 0 0 149,602 990,563 1,623,855
    2002 135,209 0 0 0 135,209 986,880 1,257,490
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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