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Environmental Release Report: YOUNG County, TX
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in YOUNG 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 YOUNG 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 YOUNG County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 15,051
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,757
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 11,352
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,758
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 15,109
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 15,109
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 15,109
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 15,049
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 15,107
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 15,107

    *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 445,709 0 0 0 445,709 42,384 NA
    1989 455,896 0 0 0 455,896 18,009 NA
    1990 425,811 0 0 0 425,811 46,307 NA
    1991 397,632 0 0 0 397,632 149,645 678,266
    1992 422,422 0 0 0 422,422 136,264 835,284
    1993 291,189 0 0 0 291,189 23,223 451,126
    1994 68,350 0 0 0 68,350 15,216 112,896
    1995 26,962 0 0 0 26,962 10,072 79,040
    1996 89,400 0 0 0 89,400 14,623 158,880
    1997 54,282 0 0 0 54,282 34,820 153,800
    1998 353,900 0 0 0 353,900 17,050 493,200
    1999 403,597 0 0 0 403,597 15,586 511,245
    2000 268,350 0 0 0 268,350 3,469 352,628
    2001 14,210 0 0 0 14,210 2,417 16,625
    2002 15,109 0 0 0 15,109 1,582 16,691
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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