Your Zip Code:
36853      Your Community: TALLAPOOSA County


Toxic Chemicals Released by Factories, Power Plants and Other Industrial Companies
In 2002, this county ranked among the dirtier 30% of all counties in the U.S. in terms of noncancer risk score (air and water releases).
Lead Hazards
Worst Toxic Waste Sites (Superfund Sites)
  • No waste sites in TALLAPOOSA County are on EPA's National Priority List of Superfund sites.

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Smog and Soot: What are the Emission Levels in Your Community?
In 1999, this county ranked among the dirtier 30% of all counties in the U.S. in terms of pm-2.5 emissions.
Air Pollutants That Pose Cancer and Other Health Risks
Based on EPA's most current data, this county ranked among the dirtier 40% of all counties in the US in terms of noncancer hazards from hazardous air pollutants.

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How Clean is the Water in Your Lakes and Rivers?

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Low-income communities and communities of color may suffer greater impacts from environmental degradation than other groups.

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