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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 78409 (CORPUS CHRISTI C, TX)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 78409*
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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 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 126,952 2,823
    Suspected Carcinogens 21,433 1,987
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 486,645 313,185
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 150,822 1,180
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 323,469 11,666
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 124,538 1,257
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 457,014 10,618
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 392,126 12,346
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 544,032 22,050
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 32,323 836
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 566,210 20,177
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 89,410 1,070
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 345,622 20,946
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 597,023 21,476
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 544,187 21,476

    *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 90,457 23,007 0 0 113,464 946,950 NA
    1989 8,404 1,536 0 0 9,940 20,136 NA
    1990 7,831 2,538 0 0 10,369 62,993 NA
    1991 74,990 504 0 0 75,494 21,104 132,306
    1992 28,031 1,811 0 0 29,842 58,812 208,062
    1993 11,806 411 0 0 12,217 92,862 203,384
    1994 16,742 615 0 0 17,357 15,794 193,849
    1995 15,227 34 0 0 15,261 101,443 279,052
    1996 13,238 87,434 0 0 100,672 158,541 419,049
    1997 20,969 87,783 0 0 108,752 388,286 795,295
    1998 22,967 87,406 0 0 110,373 59,563 733,754
    1999 749,719 126,290 0 0 876,009 166,488 6,224,942
    2000 586,573 473,011 0 0 1,059,584 156,481 5,745,257
    2001 638,558 318,232 0 0 956,790 124,652 5,969,129
    2002 627,697 321,202 .055 0 948,899 63,991 5,316,786
    "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 .5724 0 0 0 .5724 0 .5724
    2001 1.25 0 0 0 1.25 0 1.25
    2002 1.24 0 0 0 1.24 0 1.24
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