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Environmental Release Report: MIDLAND County, TX
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MIDLAND County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    *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 MIDLAND County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ALUMINUM
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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)
    Suspected Carcinogens 52,764
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 77,575
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 79,979
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 52,764
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 52,764
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 79,979
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 79,979
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 80,514
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 77,575
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 80,514
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 79,979

    *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 155,883 0 0 0 155,883 49,279 NA
    1989 150,978 0 0 0 150,978 10,523 NA
    1990 113,854 0 0 0 113,854 6,831 NA
    1991 76,552 0 192 0 76,744 9,542 149,213
    1992 56,511 0 0 0 56,511 26,197 151,431
    1993 54,880 0 34 0 54,914 606 110,162
    1994 59,562 0 0 0 59,562 16,601 65,553
    1995 51,327 0 0 0 51,327 5,400 55,175
    1996 71,565 0 0 0 71,565 2,420 73,735
    1997 62,308 0 0 0 62,308 6,200 61,520
    1998 88,961 0 0 0 88,961 4,400 93,325
    1999 763 0 0 0 763 0 26,398
    2000 60,482 0 0 0 60,482 1,926 95,711
    2001 101,281 0 0 0 101,281 2,622 104,157
    2002 80,514 0 0 0 80,514 1,824 82,338
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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