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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 77631 (ORANGE, TX)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 77631*
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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:FREON 113
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:1,3-BUTADIENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 122,229 357
    Suspected Carcinogens 281,546
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 200,469 140,921
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 95,890 500
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 178,131 607
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 57,481 64
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 137,787 777
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 75,593 770
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 322,055 2,926
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 45,602 250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,795,426 3,490
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 85,547 250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 316,890 3,033
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,679,541 3,787
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 649,244 3,097

    *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 6,509,388 62,785 8 5,247,517 11,819,698 3,407,514 NA
    1989 6,610,402 79,414 0 12,877,646 19,567,462 3,034,635 NA
    1990 6,999,842 34,368 75 5,655,679 12,689,964 2,451,724 NA
    1991 9,248,456 27,899 171 4,376,529 13,653,055 1,723,528 23,476,133
    1992 5,758,997 41,752 220 4,347,083 10,148,052 1,466,783 88,705,314
    1993 4,806,307 23,517 190 7,303,524 12,133,538 1,326,264 69,369,888
    1994 4,101,882 30,456 120 1,791,727 5,924,185 1,188,266 52,405,365
    1995 4,680,034 4,255 0 710,259 5,394,548 1,700,403 107,304,100
    1996 4,505,035 36,212 361,059 1,106,139 6,008,445 2,187,388 87,364,251
    1997 3,961,265 54,789 171,500 599,325 4,786,879 3,535,368 81,543,709
    1998 3,448,612 58,936 230,370 610,914 4,348,832 1,609,086 93,324,906
    1999 2,020,932 805,007 0 407,032 3,232,971 3,204,284 88,999,070
    2000 1,874,256 332,282 0 278,470 2,485,008 1,499,550 108,614,929
    2001 1,990,256 265,646 0 1,581,065 3,836,967 1,234,921 95,504,714
    2002 1,953,594 144,287 0 1,204,087 3,301,968 1,689,354 103,398,187
    "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 .9548 0 0 0 .9548 38.20 39.15
    2001 .226 0 0 0 .226 32.93 33.16
    2002 .6283 0 0 0 .6283 7.32 30.75
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