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Environmental Release Report: LAS PIEDRAS County, PR
 
 
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LAS PIEDRAS County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:

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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 LAS PIEDRAS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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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 220,403
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 220,403
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 19,952
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 220,403
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 240,355
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 240,355
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 240,355
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 220,403
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 240,355
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 19,952

    *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 348,546 0 0 0 348,546 26,288 NA
    1989 339,001 0 0 0 339,001 22,055 NA
    1990 520,700 0 0 0 520,700 27,402 NA
    1991 566,750 0 0 0 566,750 656,456 6,875,724
    1992 622,173 0 0 0 622,173 438,355 1,674,500
    1993 509,125 0 0 0 509,125 293,213 1,571,032
    1994 729,221 0 0 0 729,221 377,091 1,382,027
    1995 758,205 0 0 0 758,205 602,113 1,493,697
    1996 632,294 0 0 0 632,294 1,096,310 1,880,024
    1997 550,402 0 0 0 550,402 1,348,463 1,565,651
    1998 658,787 0 1,428 0 660,215 368,814 1,191,296
    1999 444,064 0 0 0 444,064 965,838 1,452,392
    2000 600,662 0 0 0 600,662 677,602 1,581,213
    2001 316,954 0 0 0 316,954 565,790 1,273,909
    2002 240,355 0 0 0 240,355 569,159 921,665
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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