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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 15,873
    Suspected Carcinogens 16,371
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 68,316
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 42,409
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 61,698
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 42,731
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 30,008
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 52,911
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 219,762
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 43,773
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 257,374
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 32,585
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 186,245
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 300,783
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 267,362

    *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 879,450 250 80,459 272,454 1,232,613 2,094,341 NA
    1989 654,841 250 629,587 661,441 1,946,119 1,996,069 NA
    1990 541,414 250 297,048 722,640 1,561,352 1,572,988 NA
    1991 395,417 0 10,033 614,620 1,020,070 475,271 46,380,631
    1992 719,174 0 12,068 606,448 1,337,690 486,041 51,305,193
    1993 1,167,652 0 4,116 275,736 1,447,504 1,234,277 51,857,372
    1994 1,584,645 0 4,997 89,425 1,679,067 539,626 2,319,825
    1995 965,427 0 2,357 275,215 1,242,999 195,005 3,816,128
    1996 565,128 0 2,321 181,625 749,074 197,646 62,623,322
    1997 474,949 0 2,942 372,240 850,131 391,648 3,908,011
    1998 394,556 0 2,952 582,361 979,869 179,743 4,343,406
    1999 392,422 0 36,021 280,744 709,187 183,545 3,462,339
    2000 282,815 0 10,664 136,989 430,468 176,187 3,520,691
    2001 183,666 0 10,067 150,359 344,092 208,151 2,666,449
    2002 309,211 0 7,397 128,483 445,091 194,155 2,969,116
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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