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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 77541 (FREEPORT, TX)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 77541*
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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:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 349,341 22,188
    Suspected Carcinogens 96,899 872
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 700,234 15,997,834
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 173,653 163
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 462,832 16,332
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 388,139 254,359
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 430,408 20,314
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 548,547 33,187
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 969,495 312,393
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 52,487 11
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,943,011 76,069
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 161,031 13,833
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 557,886 49,164
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,392,378 78,622
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 972,076 66,268

    *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 14,295,589 1,258,272 126,622 265,200 15,945,683 2,984,951 NA
    1989 12,136,127 849,004 8,603 83,000 13,076,734 1,648,164 NA
    1990 11,193,295 635,319 11,317 5,100 11,845,031 1,145,984 NA
    1991 11,509,101 603,161 23,264 13,000 12,148,526 3,353,878 443,943,844
    1992 10,211,212 620,604 122,027 520 10,954,363 2,401,632 510,008,973
    1993 8,607,079 448,867 23,978 200 9,080,124 2,912,832 334,079,312
    1994 7,161,726 290,729 68,080 800 7,521,335 5,531,420 698,505,934
    1995 6,020,507 17,768,892 63,819 1,926,800 25,780,018 2,896,521 428,165,833
    1996 5,206,785 14,340,000 182,797 2,011,500 21,741,082 3,197,706 347,993,979
    1997 5,519,898 14,296,560 31,525 2,111,920 21,959,903 5,223,190 681,344,954
    1998 5,307,601 15,256,492 136,292 2,836,174 23,536,559 2,941,029 625,225,166
    1999 2,914,902 19,130,431 90,276 2,343,600 24,479,209 8,425,717 1,195,482,247
    2000 3,031,683 21,768,778 241,155 2,632,158 27,673,774 4,725,655 945,910,261
    2001 3,233,067 15,979,100 111,039 1,794,799 21,118,006 13,800,178 466,254,101
    2002 2,553,246 16,295,782 130,649 1,835,930 20,815,607 13,329,970 631,023,687
    "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 141 562 3,856 121 4,679 .44 117,900
    2001 126 709 13,350 83.82 14,270 0 110,500
    2002 108 359 11,200 65.00 11,730 0 94,170
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