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Environmental Release Report: COFFEE County, AL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in COFFEE 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 COFFEE 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 COFFEE 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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    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 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 5 980,160
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 500
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 104
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 505
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 505
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 505
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 602
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 503

    *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 59,778 0 0 0 59,778 2,053 NA
    1989 70,845 46,000 22,000 0 138,845 8,296 NA
    1990 197,848 20,660 64,107 0 282,615 67,460 NA
    1991 121,332 12,000 43,000 0 176,332 45,016 179,902
    1992 190,802 8,900 91,400 0 291,102 179,251 403,237
    1993 126,032 14,700 72,100 0 212,832 185,551 572,058
    1994 229,241 24,425 48,900 0 302,566 53,194 612,920
    1995 318,029 187,100 9,122 0 514,251 53,153 588,143
    1996 120,325 165,746 9,147 0 295,218 3,756 323,094
    1997 47,000 160,879 14,944 0 222,823 41,590 265,801
    1998 52,443 205,355 7,094 0 264,892 18,191 303,667
    1999 55,329 1,366,074 12,591 0 1,433,994 35,780 1,490,051
    2000 56,053 1,124,626 2,701 0 1,183,380 6,050 2,013,692
    2001 40,579 951,362 44,413 0 1,036,354 182,388 1,880,379
    2002 604 980,160 39,955 0 1,020,719 212,668 2,005,995
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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