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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 75455 (MOUNT PLEASANT M, TX)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 75455*
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
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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 431
    Suspected Carcinogens 32,377
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 227,671 1,624,195
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,512
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 194,892
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 12
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 753,630 109
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 33,698 268
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 992,331 848
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,043,537
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 244,129 883
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 176
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 242,111 615
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,062,651 992
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,065,556 1,198

    *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
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 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 98,900 255,000 1,500 0 355,400 750 NA
    1989 407,900 324,000 0 0 731,900 3,000 NA
    1990 549,090 115,936 0 0 665,026 11,600 NA
    1991 392,010 7,010 0 0 399,020 11,000 410,078
    1992 210,982 520 0 0 211,502 15,724 2,337,652
    1993 143,108 9,725 0 0 152,833 4,200 1,647,321
    1994 139,684 9,422 0 0 149,106 23,500 3,245,934
    1995 44,774 4,711 0 0 49,485 6,350 1,554,318
    1996 28,687 584 0 0 29,271 2,500 261,971
    1997 22,230 0 0 0 22,230 3,000 23,950
    1998 1,491,285 860 3,814,900 0 5,307,045 2,971 13,945,725
    1999 981,731 737,338 5,468,844 0 7,187,913 0 12,349,329
    2000 784,563 705,000 4,976,146 0 6,465,709 0 10,584,396
    2001 1,179,365 702,585 4,392,678 0 6,274,628 0 7,078,621
    2002 1,072,446 1,625,269 4,724,704 0 7,422,419 0 10,944,679
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 1.01 0 0 0 1.01 0 1.01
    2001 .0023 0 0 0 .0023 0 .0023
    2002 .0023 0 0 0 .0023 0 .0023
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