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

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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:MERCURY 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 414 45
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,470 47
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 696 48
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 696 48
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants .007
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,502 90
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,827 113
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 816 45
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 68,522
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,310 48
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 414 45
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,614 .440
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 74,790 68
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 70,356 45

    *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 4,991 0 0 0 4,991 30,364 NA
    1989 3,687 0 0 0 3,687 39,364 NA
    1990 795 0 0 0 795 48,506 NA
    1991 2,069 0 0 0 2,069 18,230 19,417
    1992 1,364 0 0 0 1,364 88,949 97,284
    1993 24,914 0 0 0 24,914 86,785 702,767
    1994 19,139 0 0 0 19,139 247,637 266,776
    1995 15,795 0 0 0 15,795 185,528 201,323
    1996 1,106 0 0 0 1,106 0 1,242
    1997 1,149 0 0 0 1,149 341,464 171,908
    1998 67,885 0 333,064 0 400,949 282,775 683,724
    1999 70,926 0 266,993 0 337,919 300,946 638,192
    2000 138,884 75 409,547 0 548,506 287,336 835,806
    2001 76,389 121 320,059 0 396,568 260,646 657,211
    2002 76,389 116 320,064 0 396,569 148,455 544,967
    "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 2.80 0 0 0 2.80 0 2.80
    2001 3.00 0 0 0 3.00 0 3.00
    2002 3.00 0 0 0 3.00 0 3.00
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