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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    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 1,533 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 265
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 23,651 260
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,523
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 23,432 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 19,750
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,391 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 22,906 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 26,391 10
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 48,453 10
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,023
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 28,167 15
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 48,197 15
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 26,631 5

    *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 594,913 0 18,250 0 613,163 1,702,141 NA
    1989 772,780 0 2,150 0 774,930 1,088,252 NA
    1990 415,768 5 20 5 415,798 308,324 NA
    1991 435,414 0 29,385 0 464,799 423,323 1,823,278
    1992 300,577 25 30,350 0 330,952 553,793 2,171,470
    1993 413,688 25 0 0 413,713 484,488 1,877,046
    1994 260,758 25 0 0 260,783 574,908 1,899,616
    1995 260,934 0 755 0 261,689 533,957 1,371,783
    1996 114,251 515 0 0 114,766 323,997 673,600
    1997 106,021 10 10,150 0 116,181 540,571 1,024,625
    1998 41,335 10 0 0 41,345 294,283 600,310
    1999 65,596 265 540 0 66,401 968,705 1,446,955
    2000 32,832 383 1,655 0 34,870 855,718 1,047,364
    2001 50,562 270 0 0 50,832 574,879 827,000
    2002 49,230 265 0 0 49,495 622,184 927,208
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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