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Environmental Release Report: CLAY County, AL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CLAY 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:
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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 CLAY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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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 22
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 151,692
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 69,812
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 81,880
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 22
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 149,768
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 151,692
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 151,692
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 151,692
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 22
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 151,670
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 151,692
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 151,692

    *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 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
    1989 10,942 0 0 0 10,942 65,500 NA
    1991 262,930 0 0 0 262,930 57,331 319,691
    1992 370,927 0 0 0 370,927 68,789 438,993
    1993 499,602 0 0 0 499,602 102,306 601,913
    1994 391,072 0 0 0 391,072 63,771 522,413
    1995 84,257 0 0 0 84,257 17,896 103,030
    1996 266,764 0 0 0 266,764 21,039 287,806
    1997 88,954 0 0 0 88,954 57,250 100,023
    1998 94,000 0 0 0 94,000 0 94,000
    1999 94,000 0 0 0 94,000 0 94,000
    2000 148,752 0 0 0 148,752 36,387 185,142
    2001 56,776 0 0 0 56,776 3,942 60,751
    2002 151,692 0 1,702 0 153,394 27,851 174,373
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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