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

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    Rank counties in TEXAS or facilities in PARKER 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 PARKER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:TETRACHLOROETHYLENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TETRACHLOROETHYLENE
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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 34,593
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 23,813
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 12,742
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 49,301
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 54,310
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 62,043
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 99,498
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 36,604
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 62,899
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 57,550
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 100,507
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 99,975

    *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 95,378 250 250 0 95,878 124,636 NA
    1989 122,718 0 250 0 122,968 4,220 NA
    1990 92,253 0 500 0 92,753 22,422 NA
    1991 371,518 0 0 0 371,518 119,795 1,130,072
    1992 112,218 0 4,033 0 116,251 234,860 838,991
    1993 115,552 5 1,760 0 117,317 91,110 875,740
    1994 111,401 0 255 0 111,656 222,027 738,368
    1995 45,383 0 36,215 0 81,598 120,696 415,253
    1996 139,808 0 3,147 0 142,955 55,937 575,317
    1997 87,169 0 876 0 88,045 280,266 496,182
    1998 227,239 0 2,608 0 229,847 342,603 1,002,866
    1999 234,687 0 903 0 235,590 490,688 980,210
    2000 99,744 0 3,319 0 103,063 410,453 723,026
    2001 106,722 0 0 0 106,722 451,300 565,253
    2002 100,507 0 0 0 100,507 291,914 722,896
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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