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Environmental Release Report: VAL VERDE County, TX
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in VAL VERDE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized developmental 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 VAL VERDE 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:TOLUENE
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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 26,200
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 26,200
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 26,200
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 26,200
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 26,200
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 26,200
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 26,200
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 26,200
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 26,200

    *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
    1990 20,821 0 0 0 20,821 0 NA
    1991 97,358 0 0 0 97,358 0 97,358
    1992 110,337 0 0 0 110,337 0 150,184
    1993 225,128 0 0 0 225,128 0 225,128
    1994 166,542 0 0 0 166,542 0 166,542
    1995 129,905 0 0 0 129,905 9,065 138,870
    1996 125,412 0 0 0 125,412 82,352 207,760
    1997 68,148 0 0 0 68,148 149,624 142,961
    1998 52,371 0 0 0 52,371 0 52,371
    1999 55,042 0 0 0 55,042 0 55,042
    2000 50,778 0 0 0 50,778 0 50,778
    2001 34,007 0 0 0 34,007 0 34,007
    2002 26,200 0 0 0 26,200 0 26,200
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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