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Environmental Release Report: TARRANT County, TX
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in TARRANT County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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 TARRANT County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 190,371 111
    Suspected Carcinogens 146,138 30
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 859,650 132
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 33,016 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 739,868 130
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 245,601 .892
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 470,711 1,992
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 826,526 62
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,026,010 52
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,173
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,149,125 52
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5,711 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 821,701 165
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,120,581 2,041
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 912,202 141

    *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 7,296,727 1,381 24,786 0 7,322,894 3,471,221 NA
    1989 6,523,901 502 8,800 0 6,533,203 2,361,517 NA
    1990 5,478,813 20 770 5 5,479,608 1,189,739 NA
    1991 4,991,784 1,250 8,155 0 5,001,189 17,796,835 31,753,158
    1992 4,380,927 1,280 2,305 0 4,384,512 18,260,741 29,631,413
    1993 2,876,756 267 2,000 0 2,879,023 16,768,180 27,360,912
    1994 2,493,547 532 4,700 0 2,498,779 3,667,307 11,230,895
    1995 2,367,987 1,193 12,779 0 2,381,959 2,844,447 9,406,573
    1996 1,926,445 690 37,615 0 1,964,750 3,213,720 9,595,260
    1997 1,461,212 2,396 13,315 0 1,476,923 5,524,781 5,596,940
    1998 2,403,331 671 27,974 0 2,431,976 3,819,364 16,455,172
    1999 2,131,166 731 2,020 0 2,133,917 4,503,313 21,016,277
    2000 1,385,205 746 168,414 0 1,554,365 5,181,596 17,705,729
    2001 1,104,895 2,636 2,700 0 1,110,231 6,297,506 15,929,659
    2002 1,156,788 2,042 3,414 0 1,162,244 5,929,246 16,027,785
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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