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Environmental Release Report: AUTAUGA County, AL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in AUTAUGA County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for AUTAUGA County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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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 86,304 5,980
    Suspected Carcinogens 59,481 20
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 194,729 1,413
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 348 1,000
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 944,861 25,308
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 487,457 5,980
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,013,054 27,508
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,539,715 29,108
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 590,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,253,150 85,193
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 340 1,000
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 495,575 58,928
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,904,175 84,033
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,900,800 42,713

    *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
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 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 1,353,223 20,500 12,000 0 1,385,723 378,305 NA
    1989 1,350,037 22,300 7,000 0 1,379,337 275,651 NA
    1990 1,434,957 20,300 10,000 0 1,465,257 311,670 NA
    1991 1,598,315 20,500 9,400 0 1,628,215 204,992 14,985,947
    1992 1,697,441 14,768 0 0 1,712,209 426,450 13,691,920
    1993 1,651,978 32,572 0 0 1,684,550 536,381 12,865,420
    1994 2,034,113 17,020 0 0 2,051,133 2,791 9,543,674
    1995 1,987,192 16,770 0 0 2,003,962 2,769 8,392,201
    1996 2,009,800 79,290 108,720 0 2,197,810 3,300 8,483,503
    1997 2,160,910 107,900 204,000 0 2,472,810 12,900 8,941,609
    1998 1,852,860 104,230 381,345 0 2,338,435 0 9,705,818
    1999 1,680,610 96,310 444,415 0 2,221,335 0 19,037,822
    2000 1,254,679 100,185 820,257 0 2,175,121 10,405 22,389,318
    2001 1,451,760 103,414 681,837 0 2,237,011 8 24,842,110
    2002 1,913,548 99,913 736,258 0 2,749,719 0 25,966,018
    "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 .71 0 .16 0 .87 0 .87
    2001 .68 0 .16 0 .84 0 .86
    2002 .74 0 .21 0 .95 0 .95
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