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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 77520 (BAYTOWN, TX)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 77520*
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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:DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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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 306,002 1,656
    Suspected Carcinogens 152,313 355
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 646,833 205,319
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 267,754 288
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 904,286 5,330
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 125,057 1,900
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 528,755 5,240
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 943,760 13,757
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,347,922 45,986
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 165,810
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,791,283 46,437
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 110,282 226
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,036,851 38,004
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,962,560 47,877
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,530,685 53,954

    *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 1,150,663 30,043 233 0 1,180,939 8,234,559 NA
    1989 1,048,620 16,931 1,500 0 1,067,051 8,099,712 NA
    1990 1,091,521 88,361 2,015 0 1,181,897 8,929,448 NA
    1991 1,464,217 95,597 28,402 0 1,588,216 10,987,746 42,857,842
    1992 944,680 95,317 4,852 0 1,044,849 9,231,920 27,291,446
    1993 813,869 93,820 139,067 0 1,046,756 9,159,333 26,525,382
    1994 716,024 18,293 111,615 0 845,932 2,389,046 25,039,814
    1995 432,363 3,013,717 129,664 0 3,575,744 4,294,086 39,062,172
    1996 405,683 2,210,508 0 0 2,616,191 6,617,396 26,905,750
    1997 387,089 3,140,726 71 0 3,527,886 10,148,906 21,556,525
    1998 503,282 3,627,426 216 0 4,130,924 7,285,265 22,719,718
    1999 1,611,430 828,249 92,792 0 2,532,471 14,495,344 41,411,832
    2000 1,999,541 337,623 51,961 0 2,389,125 14,871,814 42,094,209
    2001 1,572,762 253,734 32,275 0 1,858,771 16,622,722 42,709,793
    2002 2,106,729 251,073 49,587 0 2,407,389 14,415,875 40,539,563
    "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 .2104 0 0 0 .2104 .0132 .2236
    2001 .2462 0 0 0 .2462 .0112 .2573
    2002 .2368 0 0 0 .2368 0 .2368
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