POLLUTION LOCATOR | Toxic Chemical Releases |Reports

Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 77507 (PASADENA, TX)
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 77507*
    Cleanest/Best Zip Codes in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Zip Codes in US
    0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100%

    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

    See how this zip code ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank zip codes in TEXAS 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.

  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:METHYL IODIDE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COBALT COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
    Examine current exposure monitoring data for this area

      [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 210,760 49
    Suspected Carcinogens 89,981 387
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 389,055 222
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 132,689 6
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 964,358 182
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 55,332 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 426,524 216
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 937,647 213
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,070,522 660
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,803
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,723,323 978
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 75,684
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 444,820 636
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,065,801 1,175
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,226,615 689

    *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.
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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 7,855,722 7,800 2,450 8,063,977 15,929,949 25,241,616 NA
    1989 7,283,928 1,000 8,438 9,347,309 16,640,675 6,934,832 NA
    1990 6,435,215 250 250 5,731,467 12,167,182 9,267,429 NA
    1991 6,978,736 342 5 3,850,893 10,829,976 67,577,808 218,663,228
    1992 8,761,685 167 750 5,363,400 14,126,002 69,059,804 223,261,039
    1993 8,223,760 320 31,148 6,606,610 14,861,838 72,590,541 353,861,586
    1994 5,961,340 594 6,270 4,463,350 10,431,554 61,036,002 243,876,197
    1995 3,582,598 449 182 12,602,200 16,185,429 70,237,783 356,667,206
    1996 2,983,814 630 138 7,671,200 10,655,782 37,050,085 329,337,850
    1997 2,859,092 931 19 3,346,257 6,206,299 90,969,506 347,209,734
    1998 2,542,889 927 1,117 246,992 2,791,925 55,032,243 290,016,903
    1999 2,016,751 2,785 355 677,535 2,697,426 41,274,767 276,136,724
    2000 2,361,666 184 341 579,606 2,941,797 43,954,266 304,986,505
    2001 1,999,013 261 341 0 1,999,615 44,192,364 316,920,284
    2002 2,169,506 1,175 0 0 2,170,681 48,503,139 316,036,100
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
      [ top ]
     
     
    Fax companies responsible for the top-ranked pollution problems in Zip Code 77507 (free)
    Email EPA
    Join an online discussion about this zip code


    Email a Scorecard Community Report to a friend
    Network with environmental groups
    Learn how to use Scorecard to find out about toxics in your community


    Contribute to Environmental Defense
    Volunteer with environmental groups in your community

      [ top ]