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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 78359 (GREGORY, TX)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 78359*
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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:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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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 17,065 85
    Suspected Carcinogens 4
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 59,259 78
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 11 26
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 18,916 59
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,795 70
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,027 26
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 19,958 87
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 32,596 87
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 5,811
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 73,865 87
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 8 26
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 21,486 59
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 68,295 87
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 32,256 41

    *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 1,385,473 0 3,129 0 1,388,602 74,900 NA
    1989 26,231 12 0 0 26,243 4,800 NA
    1990 43,786 46 148 0 43,980 102,868 NA
    1991 521,942 241 81 123 522,387 5,017,614 111,216,563
    1992 358,684 81 421 18 359,204 63,725 74,131,730
    1993 322,699 38 1,153 4 323,894 325,110 77,968,188
    1994 86,863 41 0 0 86,904 602,851 1,169,900
    1995 114,944 97 993 0 116,034 391,657 75,677,733
    1996 112,433 34 0 0 112,467 993,648 74,875,359
    1997 112,967 31 0 0 112,998 402,838 80,425,537
    1998 120,479 36 0 0 120,515 26,961 96,599,345
    1999 217,945 43 174,000 0 391,988 292,749 111,009,531
    2000 119,642 80 145,896 0 265,618 253,109 90,981,321
    2001 111,728 38 576,938 0 688,705 170,433 99,855,461
    2002 91,117 87 804,891 0 896,095 165,073 96,882,629
    "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 99.70 1.60 0 0 101 347 7,862
    2001 94.40 1.60 0 0 96.00 260 7,756
    2002 30.10 1.70 0 0 31.80 0 7,937
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