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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 431
    Suspected Carcinogens 32,377
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 227,671 1,624,195
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,512
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 194,892
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 12
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 753,630 109
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 33,698 268
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 992,331 848
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,043,537
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 244,129 883
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 176
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 242,111 615
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,062,651 992
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,065,556 1,198

    *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 98,900 255,000 1,500 0 355,400 750 NA
    1989 203,950 162,000 0 0 365,950 1,500 NA
    1990 274,545 57,968 0 0 332,513 5,800 NA
    1991 196,005 3,505 0 0 199,510 5,500 205,039
    1992 105,491 260 0 0 105,751 7,862 1,168,826
    1993 143,108 9,725 0 0 152,833 4,200 1,647,321
    1994 69,842 4,711 0 0 74,553 11,750 1,622,967
    1995 44,774 4,711 0 0 49,485 6,350 1,554,318
    1996 28,687 584 0 0 29,271 2,500 261,971
    1997 22,230 0 0 0 22,230 3,000 23,950
    1998 1,491,285 860 3,814,900 0 5,307,045 2,971 13,945,725
    1999 1,017,821 737,338 5,468,844 0 7,224,003 1,500 12,389,514
    2000 784,563 705,000 4,976,146 0 6,465,709 1,500 10,588,491
    2001 1,179,365 702,585 4,392,678 0 6,274,628 750 7,082,316
    2002 1,072,446 1,625,269 4,724,704 0 7,422,419 0 10,948,089
    "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 1.01 0 0 0 1.01 0 1.01
    2001 .0023 0 0 0 .0023 0 .0023
    2002 .0023 0 0 0 .0023 0 .0023
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