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Environmental Release Report: CLARKE County, AL
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CLARKE 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 CLARKE 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 CLARKE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    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 54,398 4,530
    Suspected Carcinogens 180 11
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 9,238 1,341
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 48 80
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 343,855 7,950
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 89,148 6,430
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 343,158 8,780
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 410,138 9,241
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 34,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 425,108 49,730
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 48 80
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 91,885 40,961
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 460,746 51,311
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 459,996 11,661

    *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 1,140,405 7,650 1,876 0 1,149,931 0 NA
    1989 1,003,915 8,810 1,119 0 1,013,844 0 NA
    1990 923,775 95,786 1,046 0 1,020,607 0 NA
    1991 1,149,205 107,510 613 0 1,257,328 0 9,129,170
    1992 947,965 93,550 691 0 1,042,206 0 12,951,438
    1993 628,725 83,430 100 0 712,255 0 8,741,531
    1994 586,270 94,905 20 0 681,195 0 10,645,795
    1995 467,741 145,576 1,120 0 614,437 0 10,284,302
    1996 503,724 144,445 950 0 649,119 0 8,689,448
    1997 551,525 132,858 64,021 0 748,404 0 8,785,849
    1998 427,108 103,815 27,400 0 558,323 15,640 8,356,800
    1999 473,710 81,603 3,600 0 558,913 11,430 6,442,816
    2000 462,045 59,989 20,700 0 542,734 2,322 5,601,343
    2001 445,514 57,911 23,619 0 527,044 502 8,045,062
    2002 461,046 51,641 13,597 0 526,284 502 7,949,752
    "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 .44 3.10 0 0 3.54 0 3.50
    2001 .6693 1.98 0 0 2.65 0 2.65
    2002 .6349 2.02 0 0 2.65 0 2.65
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