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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 77592 (TEXAS CITY, TX)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 77592*
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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:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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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 231,662 146
    Suspected Carcinogens 304,945 1,545
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,034,149 415,703
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 160,924 44
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 897,003 5,346
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 225,879 34
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 814,810 946
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 927,079 6,002
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,146,784 7,733
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 53,469
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,869,179 11,184
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 83,728 17
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 919,932 4,311
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,373,219 10,399
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,555,177 8,189

    *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 7,363,333 69,596 711,096 39,495,200 47,639,225 1,035,929 NA
    1989 11,183,155 85,755 29,478 19,009,330 30,307,718 3,085,847 NA
    1990 9,780,546 69,328 0 33,871,614 43,721,488 2,141,497 NA
    1991 6,932,360 17,311 0 36,757,329 43,707,000 3,255,420 173,849,267
    1992 6,157,440 19,842 0 38,772,400 44,949,682 3,146,106 177,210,459
    1993 4,178,614 2,546 0 2,722,200 6,903,360 4,097,757 24,231,438
    1994 1,692,868 3,125 0 2,126,220 3,822,213 2,675,373 16,500,846
    1995 1,636,160 81,915 0 3,008,410 4,726,485 4,034,931 22,705,999
    1996 1,718,592 2,288 0 2,965,572 4,686,452 9,286,295 33,692,983
    1997 1,471,376 44,279 282 2,571,758 4,087,695 7,705,803 21,450,931
    1998 3,022,825 508,575 12,027 3,074,019 6,617,446 4,842,442 31,190,442
    1999 1,870,429 2,000 12 0 1,872,441 4,254,017 19,623,133
    2000 2,330,380 416,422 280 0 2,747,082 5,623,193 59,440,245
    2001 2,593,516 769,751 338 0 3,363,605 4,830,575 54,935,584
    2002 2,445,296 426,819 19,383 0 2,891,498 6,277,644 59,793,996
    "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 .2002 0 0 0 .2002 0 .2002
    2001 .209 0 0 0 .209 0 .209
    2002 .2211 0 0 0 .2211 0 .2211
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