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Environmental Release Report: BUTLER County, AL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BUTLER County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    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 BUTLER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 25
    Suspected Carcinogens 47,141
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 47,166
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 25
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 84,277
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 47,141
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 47,166
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 84,302
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 93,836
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 12
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 25
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 47,141
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 84,277
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 84,277

    *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 27,024 250 0 0 27,274 750 NA
    1989 16,212 750 0 0 16,962 1,000 NA
    1990 1,891 0 0 0 1,891 750 NA
    1991 0 0 0 0 0 750 31,427
    1992 0 0 0 0 0 750 956
    1993 0 0 0 0 0 750 999
    1994 0 0 0 0 0 1,323 8,190
    1995 50,949 0 0 0 50,949 1,112 74,238
    1996 37,513 0 0 0 37,513 1,140 72,540
    1997 59,027 0 0 0 59,027 2,104 59,626
    1998 91,107 0 0 0 91,107 919 92,026
    1999 68,280 0 0 0 68,280 638 68,918
    2000 124,415 0 0 0 124,415 1,285 125,700
    2001 55,736 0 184 0 55,920 2,260 101,909
    2002 84,302 0 179 0 84,482 1,605 86,087
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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