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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 77590 (TEXAS CITY, TX)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 77590*
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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:CHLOROTRIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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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 231,839 2,111
    Suspected Carcinogens 67,781 19,348
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 507,228 244,961
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 244,087 843
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 470,563 106,194
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 266,170 1,686
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 416,911 4,003
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 414,865 169,442
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 705,273 184,336
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 239,337
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,207,236 186,809
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 177,056 728
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 454,621 22,465
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,172,561 189,714
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 893,014 84,335

    *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 1,479,176 7,193 69,841 6,800,000 8,356,210 13,004,305 NA
    1989 1,247,582 4,510 202,700 9,230,000 10,684,792 5,852,552 NA
    1990 1,182,166 88,984 2,240,337 9,166,000 12,677,487 2,726,595 NA
    1991 1,384,681 197,567 244,471 7,937,000 9,763,719 2,005,973 31,344,353
    1992 1,311,047 321,611 4,681,967 11,203,000 17,517,625 2,194,187 34,313,929
    1993 2,786,830 267,412 154,935 35,791,432 39,000,609 480,782 129,559,727
    1994 2,930,395 126,297 85,144 8,653,617 11,795,453 444,044 110,189,407
    1995 2,668,632 191,756 3,470 16,479,375 19,343,233 1,144,859 119,602,946
    1996 4,749,570 165,155 30,012 11,240,733 16,185,470 1,666,093 122,007,581
    1997 4,108,595 165,506 4,591 12,037,221 16,315,913 3,194,830 170,882,846
    1998 4,243,525 121,523 1,065 10,331,645 14,697,758 1,728,263 169,194,810
    1999 4,432,085 149,231 1,196 14,010,667 18,593,179 1,763,872 77,014,703
    2000 4,495,899 154,392 324 18,932,759 23,583,374 2,391,398 113,500,946
    2001 3,874,454 241,623 250 5,481,304 9,597,631 2,087,327 33,800,162
    2002 1,539,921 284,093 4,735 5,204,018 7,032,767 2,711,745 24,421,541
    "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 .0333 2.00 0 0 2.03 0 4.00
    2001 0 1.81 0 0 1.81 0 1.81
    2002 0 .00435 0 0 .00435 0 4.00
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