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Land Contamination Report: NUECES County, TX
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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for NUECES County

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  • Data Summary
    Number of sites on the National Priority List (Superfund): 1
    Number of Superfund sites that have contaminated or threatened drinking water sources: A mimimum of 0 sites
    Remedial Assessment Not Begun: 1 site
    Emergency Removal of Contaminants / Remedial Assessment Not Begun: 0 sites
    Study Underway: 0 sites
    Remedy Selected: 0 sites
    Design Underway: 0 sites
    Construction Underway: 0 sites
    Construction Completed: 0 sites
    Number of facilities releasing TRI chemicals to land: 5
    Pounds of TRI chemicals released to land: 4,242,876
    Number of facilities injecting TRI chemicals underground: 2
    Pounds of TRI chemicals injected underground: 247,516
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  • Most Common Contaminants in NUECES County
    Detected at Superfund sites: ETHYLBENZENE List all
    Released to land at TRI facilities:  CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS List all
    Injected underground at TRI facilities:  FORMALDEHYDE List all
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