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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 77015 (HOUSTON, TX)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 77015*
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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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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 46,621 429
    Suspected Carcinogens 14,346 1,610
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 224,699 3,065
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 14,108 43
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 128,554 1,406
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 49,170 228
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 44,254 64
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 151,274 2,737
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 267,323 8,093
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 297,058 8,234
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 7,133 43
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 173,667 4,162
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 299,306 7,566
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 234,908 6,814

    *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 602,205 6,864 0 2,714,458 3,323,527 3,444,457 NA
    1989 601,899 8,020 0 2,778,192 3,388,111 5,565,347 NA
    1990 591,385 4,774 250 3,272,800 3,869,209 2,962,660 NA
    1991 1,557,595 4,914 6,076 3,719,400 5,287,985 6,508,540 19,010,414
    1992 1,415,593 5,572 86,460 3,327,300 4,834,925 5,674,909 22,677,608
    1993 1,519,137 9,438 144 3,772,600 5,301,319 5,826,407 22,638,024
    1994 1,197,052 22,685 0 4,214,300 5,434,037 7,907,678 29,809,316
    1995 507,567 14,138 0 3,078,300 3,600,005 4,514,138 19,899,624
    1996 243,711 12,743 0 2,679,000 2,935,454 4,107,314 17,197,607
    1997 351,491 8,777 26,545 2,163,400 2,550,213 5,306,608 13,750,675
    1998 321,932 15,361 962 2,629,052 2,967,307 3,490,454 15,925,594
    1999 313,190 15,397 305 2,140,747 2,469,639 3,603,636 14,785,601
    2000 403,375 6,167 281 2,814,747 3,224,570 3,114,612 14,473,516
    2001 327,932 9,870 0 2,194,833 2,532,635 1,376,367 12,922,351
    2002 301,391 9,955 237 2,059,820 2,371,404 1,166,536 11,400,972
    "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 4.93 .06 0 0 4.99 5,424 5,429
    2001 5.00 .00174 0 0 5.00 6,670 24,100
    2002 8.51 .00174 0 0 8.51 1,622 2,277
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