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Environmental Release Report: VICTORIA County, TX
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in VICTORIA 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):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    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 VICTORIA 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:COBALT 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 8,771 191
    Suspected Carcinogens 70,057 252
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 108,079 489,717
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 14,771 164
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 171,497 5,065
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 50,659 124
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 154,607 1,117
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 89,781 14,793
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 293,154 18,928
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 108,207
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 569,358 20,314
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 7,325 9
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 297,742 15,389
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 627,403 20,940
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 331,376 18,905

    *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 2,517,846 7,963 751,500 27,533,488 30,810,797 408,039 NA
    1989 1,666,182 5,990 176,652 30,674,348 32,523,172 72,200 NA
    1990 1,567,565 4,774 233,728 33,360,681 35,166,748 1,621 NA
    1991 1,695,016 2,267 13,125 25,602,557 27,312,965 15,451 99,024,291
    1992 1,207,599 1,198 21,084 22,060,820 23,290,701 10,215,740 101,434,998
    1993 624,547 1,910 21,152 21,903,231 22,550,840 9,949,407 70,380,131
    1994 709,996 1,849 24,085 20,514,642 21,250,572 8,538,656 63,082,452
    1995 769,505 1,561 9,248 24,974,723 25,755,037 12,505,431 68,585,178
    1996 718,964 1,379 12,543 23,376,996 24,109,882 15,024,851 72,064,242
    1997 753,918 1,745 13,627 23,040,356 23,809,646 31,910,232 75,898,969
    1998 732,504 2,942 16,119 24,371,111 25,122,676 14,385,949 77,109,442
    1999 1,057,391 1,540,964 46,328 18,781,673 21,426,356 16,115,568 97,992,282
    2000 791,718 1,335,964 15,642 12,961,257 15,104,581 18,363,977 122,029,117
    2001 802,798 540,275 9,397 8,908,757 10,261,227 17,406,276 110,416,832
    2002 685,388 497,379 14,705 8,898,844 10,096,316 17,543,885 143,382,051
    "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 1.84 0 0 0 1.84 0 1.84
    2001 1.84 0 0 0 1.84 0 1.84
    2002 1.84 0 0 0 1.84 0 1.84
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