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Environmental Release Report: TAYLOR County, TX
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in TAYLOR County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):

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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 TAYLOR County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ZINC 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)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 98,160
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 42,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 579
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 45,360
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 98,160
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 98,160
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 42,000
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 98,739
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 56,160

    *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 280,562 50 0 0 280,612 856,583 NA
    1989 218,749 0 0 0 218,749 16,350 NA
    1990 619,475 0 0 0 619,475 10,938 NA
    1991 766,953 0 0 0 766,953 3,813,235 4,974,391
    1992 447,464 0 0 0 447,464 2,375,502 3,204,210
    1993 418,464 2,900 0 0 421,364 2,967,446 3,429,992
    1994 447,713 0 0 0 447,713 2,131,534 2,760,506
    1995 522,688 0 0 0 522,688 2,089,286 2,828,248
    1996 406,908 0 0 0 406,908 2,522,472 3,093,111
    1997 422,689 0 0 0 422,689 4,908,780 3,246,480
    1998 381,862 0 0 0 381,862 2,383,633 3,045,330
    1999 491,535 0 0 0 491,535 175,401 1,201,763
    2000 486,521 4,487 0 0 491,008 282,815 1,379,435
    2001 245,926 0 0 0 245,926 103,332 454,159
    2002 98,739 0 0 0 98,739 14,858 157,776
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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