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Environmental Release Report: CAGUAS County, PR
 
 
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CAGUAS County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):

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    Rank counties in PUERTO RICO or facilities in CAGUAS 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 CAGUAS County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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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
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk

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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 Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 254
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 500
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 504
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 750
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 254
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,254
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,254

    *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 27,997 11 0 0 28,008 6,170 NA
    1989 39,757 0 0 0 39,757 4,189 NA
    1990 16,189 0 0 0 16,189 54,540 NA
    1991 16,133 0 0 0 16,133 30,277 47,152
    1992 3,195 0 0 0 3,195 60,351 63,451
    1993 3,337 0 0 0 3,337 95,940 66,357
    1994 11,384 0 0 0 11,384 28,118 37,346
    1995 10,691 0 0 0 10,691 22,348 31,349
    1996 158,825 0 0 0 158,825 22,396 196,521
    1997 171,655 0 0 0 171,655 253,133 366,705
    1998 19,508 0 0 0 19,508 19,170 39,487
    1999 15 0 0 0 15 19,218 20,277
    2000 14 0 0 0 14 21,575 22,634
    2001 1,254 0 0 0 1,254 28,178 28,787
    2002 1,254 0 0 0 1,254 34,728 35,362
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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