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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 17,711
    Suspected Carcinogens 482
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 135,078
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 130,362
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 17,711
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 85,563
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 130,367
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 133,878
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 134,591
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 130,844
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 135,078
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 108,714

    *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 409,800 0 0 0 409,800 162,700 NA
    1989 118,121 0 0 0 118,121 82,790 NA
    1990 460,337 0 0 0 460,337 77,166 NA
    1991 215,454 0 1,682 0 217,136 514,479 1,320,084
    1992 128,580 0 0 0 128,580 504,343 1,130,075
    1993 177,692 0 0 0 177,692 589,628 883,602
    1994 115,013 0 0 0 115,013 438,137 668,288
    1995 202,873 0 0 0 202,873 4,205 648,846
    1996 173,183 0 0 0 173,183 90,449 839,406
    1997 109,023 0 0 0 109,023 44,951 744,710
    1998 129,133 0 0 0 129,133 52,253 680,031
    1999 177,209 5 0 0 177,214 502,519 893,341
    2000 216,590 0 0 0 216,590 44,708 744,416
    2001 127,850 0 0 0 127,850 176,960 519,108
    2002 137,012 0 0 0 137,012 39,343 731,846
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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