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Environmental Release Report: WILBARGER County, TX
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WILBARGER 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 WILBARGER 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 WILBARGER 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:MERCURY 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 24,657 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 622
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 24,832
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 280
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 48,537 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 33,412 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,060
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 55,609 5
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 38,900
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 49,027 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 120
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 49,299 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 65,669 5
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 66,404 5

    *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 42,967 0 0 0 42,967 0 NA
    1989 37,111 0 0 0 37,111 0 NA
    1990 46,148 0 0 0 46,148 0 NA
    1991 23,492 0 0 0 23,492 0 23,492
    1992 26,480 0 0 0 26,480 0 27,890
    1993 37,606 0 0 0 37,606 0 39,606
    1994 27,654 0 0 0 27,654 0 27,781
    1995 24,097 0 0 0 24,097 0 24,224
    1996 26,504 0 0 0 26,504 0 28,504
    1997 28,900 0 0 0 28,900 0 30,900
    1998 637,446 0 427,230 0 1,064,676 0 1,150,880
    1999 68,028 0 488,010 0 556,038 0 945,380
    2000 73,649 0 210,745 0 284,394 67,031 605,982
    2001 58,894 0 206,136 0 265,030 702 497,312
    2002 68,719 5 314,432 0 383,156 86,107 739,253
    "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 .56 0 0 0 .56 0 .56
    2001 .5 0 0 0 .5 0 .5
    2002 .55 0 0 0 .55 0 .55
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