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Environmental Release Report: WILLIAMSON County, TX
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WILLIAMSON 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 WILLIAMSON 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 WILLIAMSON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 11
    Suspected Carcinogens 73,800
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 73,918
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 11
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 73,912
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 73,811
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 73,806
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 73,845
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 73,923
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 73
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 73,879
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 11
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 73,912
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 73,924
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 73,884

    *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 126,287 0 0 0 126,287 29,557 NA
    1989 93,145 0 250 0 93,395 53,056 NA
    1990 146,463 0 250 0 146,713 41,454 NA
    1991 125,395 0 0 0 125,395 141,184 777,230
    1992 124,474 0 0 0 124,474 109,251 642,133
    1993 104,843 0 8,580 0 113,423 239,905 762,268
    1994 66,020 0 1,980 0 68,000 87,312 304,086
    1995 54,008 0 1,711 0 55,719 105,831 281,946
    1996 98,406 0 1,200 0 99,606 207,334 417,824
    1997 32,519 0 0 0 32,519 321,521 270,939
    1998 43,054 0 0 0 43,054 150,730 306,005
    1999 9,487 0 0 0 9,487 132,871 163,924
    2000 77,196 0 0 0 77,196 106,187 204,599
    2001 52,974 0 0 0 52,974 178,456 260,193
    2002 73,924 0 0 0 73,924 177,000 316,206
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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