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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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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 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 6,605
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 6,605
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 6,600
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 6,610
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,605

    *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 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
    1989 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
    1990 30 0 0 0 30 0 NA
    1991 3 0 0 0 3 2,250 3,600
    1992 3,900 0 137,000 0 140,900 3,500 145,025
    1993 9,900 10 0 0 9,910 2,250 132,484
    1994 9,900 26 0 0 9,926 1,500 163,517
    1995 0 26 0 0 26 225 128,236
    1996 0 26 0 0 26 150 75,897
    1997 10,830 15 0 0 10,845 1,500 107,594
    1998 8,000 0 0 0 8,000 0 118,310
    1999 11,900 0 0 0 11,900 56,639 125,178
    2000 5,330 15 34,025 0 39,370 26,947 126,706
    2001 6,500 15 44,931 0 51,446 15,727 127,254
    2002 6,615 0 50,000 0 56,615 9,250 157,627
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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