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Environmental Release Report: CHAMBERS County, AL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CHAMBERS 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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    Rank counties in ALABAMA or facilities in CHAMBERS County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 CHAMBERS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 23,533
    Suspected Carcinogens 16
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 127,266
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 22
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 136,523
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 22
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 23,549
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 136,562
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 250,381
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 255,063
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 22
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 245,761
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 255,079
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 254,906

    *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 5,623 0 0 0 5,623 3,317,787 NA
    1989 48,444 0 0 0 48,444 13,350 NA
    1990 35,564 0 262 0 35,826 20,984 NA
    1991 57,581 0 0 0 57,581 27,753 84,960
    1992 115,061 11 0 0 115,072 2,180 117,818
    1993 154,796 0 0 0 154,796 2,050 157,322
    1994 227,598 0 0 0 227,598 8,378 235,234
    1995 495,587 0 0 0 495,587 13,286 501,713
    1996 179,257 260 0 0 179,517 61,823 730,778
    1997 196,895 0 0 0 196,895 13,865 204,363
    1998 201,246 0 0 0 201,246 9,512 211,092
    1999 212,236 0 0 0 212,236 32,394 234,661
    2000 220,435 0 0 0 220,435 120,090 336,244
    2001 186,984 0 890 0 187,874 268,025 456,406
    2002 255,079 0 30,079 0 285,158 40,587 424,428
    "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
    2002 .2087 0 .0822 0 .2909 0 .2909
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