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Environmental Release Report: NOLAN County, TX
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in NOLAN 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 NOLAN 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 NOLAN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD 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 4,661
    Suspected Carcinogens 18
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 4,790 1
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,669
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3 1
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,671
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4,792 1
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5,794 1
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 5,799
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4,661
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,015 1
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,147 1
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,143

    *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 250 19 6,227 0 6,496 0 NA
    1989 1,883 0 3,834 0 5,717 0 NA
    1990 30,932 0 0 0 30,932 0 NA
    1991 6,524 0 0 0 6,524 250 646
    1992 4,975 0 0 0 4,975 5 5,220
    1993 5,559 0 0 0 5,559 0 5,573
    1994 5,144 0 0 0 5,144 0 4,914
    1995 135,337 0 0 0 135,337 5 135,338
    1996 109,288 0 250 0 109,538 5 109,347
    1997 83,419 0 250 0 83,669 5 83,806
    1998 67,842 0 250 0 68,092 0 67,890
    1999 3,627 0 250 0 3,877 2 3,771
    2000 3,631 0 251 0 3,881 2 3,894
    2001 8,847 0 273 0 9,120 2 9,287
    2002 5,812 1 777 0 6,590 6,734 13,375
    "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
    2000 1.40 0 0 0 1.40 0 1.40
    2001 2.30 0 0 0 2.30 0 2.30
    2002 3.55 0 0 0 3.55 0 3.53
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