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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:1,2-DIBROMOETHANE
    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 29,959 3
    Suspected Carcinogens 476
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 91,901 3
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 47,456 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 45,738
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 27,930 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 68,442 3
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 60,663
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 96,646 4,309
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 14,395
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 122,014 4,310
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 22,946 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 68,025 4,305
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 149,933 4,308
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 104,321 4,309

    *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 80,474 0 179,946 0 260,420 168 NA
    1989 68,425 0 18,558 0 86,983 44 NA
    1990 93,686 0 20,697 0 114,383 33 NA
    1991 74,941 0 14,283 0 89,224 7,676 277,037
    1992 103,230 48 29,881 0 133,159 360 450,700
    1993 121,327 11 66,902 0 188,240 2,910 1,064,004
    1994 199,104 73 91,797 0 290,974 271 1,450,092
    1995 217,665 0 17,882 0 235,547 2,872 1,877,812
    1996 230,055 43 935,620 0 1,165,718 979,575 2,848,297
    1997 147,770 0 1,201,257 0 1,349,027 2,361,632 2,322,639
    1998 147,352 240 315 0 147,907 1,805,195 1,186,888
    1999 146,798 431 156 0 147,385 387,456 666,923
    2000 164,050 0 0 0 164,050 597 198,036
    2001 161,550 0 0 0 161,550 74 252,387
    2002 154,858 4,310 0 0 159,169 77,927 302,712
    "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
    2001 .104 0 0 0 .104 0 .104
    2002 .0997 0 0 0 .0997 0 .0997
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