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Environmental Release Report: COOSA County, AL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in COOSA 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 COOSA 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 COOSA 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 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 34,708
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 18,708
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 16,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 34,708
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 34,708
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 34,713
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 34,713
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 34,711
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 34,711
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 34,706

    *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 641,576 0 0 0 641,576 0 NA
    1989 594,967 0 0 0 594,967 0 NA
    1990 650,500 0 0 0 650,500 0 NA
    1991 686,500 0 0 0 686,500 325,000 1,012,000
    1992 785,355 0 0 0 785,355 395,760 1,193,386
    1993 939,055 0 0 0 939,055 456,000 1,371,034
    1994 478,907 0 0 0 478,907 216,300 695,901
    1995 359,270 0 0 0 359,270 497,800 856,859
    1996 376,002 0 0 0 376,002 418,700 819,502
    1997 302,725 0 0 0 302,725 906,600 765,529
    1998 192,292 0 0 0 192,292 470,000 672,482
    1999 139,957 0 0 0 139,957 361,150 500,518
    2000 114,215 0 0 0 114,215 297,900 407,219
    2001 65,922 0 15 0 65,938 297,887 363,824
    2002 34,713 0 10 0 34,723 293,989 324,280
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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