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Environmental Release Report: WISE County, TX
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WISE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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 WISE 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:HYDROCHLORIC ACID
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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 Carcinogens 14,434
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 162,434
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 162,434
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 14,434
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 40,434
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 14,434
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 188,434
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 174,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 162,434
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 162,434
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 188,434
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 188,434

    *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 7,580 0 0 0 7,580 0 NA
    1989 0 0 5,134 0 5,134 0 NA
    1990 1,151 0 2,045 0 3,196 4,151 NA
    1991 10,000 0 0 0 10,000 4,122 4,122
    1992 10,000 0 0 0 10,000 0 0
    1993 71,567 0 0 0 71,567 4,384 75,951
    1994 39,766 0 0 0 39,766 9,136 48,902
    1995 47,976 0 0 0 47,976 3,575 51,551
    1996 98,540 0 0 0 98,540 1,867 100,407
    1997 19,110 0 0 0 19,110 0 19,110
    1998 105,025 0 0 0 105,025 0 105,025
    1999 122,684 0 0 0 122,684 0 123,709
    2000 74,692 0 0 0 74,692 0 76,417
    2001 191,958 0 0 0 191,958 0 193,608
    2002 188,434 0 0 0 188,434 0 189,834
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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