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Environmental Release Report: COVINGTON County, AL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in COVINGTON County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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 COVINGTON 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 502 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 302 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 4,650 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 512 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4,652 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5,652 15
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 5,662 15
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,300 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,660 15
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,660 15

    *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 390,340 945 0 0 391,285 1,750 NA
    1989 494,008 680 0 0 494,688 2,587 NA
    1990 190,956 354 5 0 191,315 15 NA
    1991 294,055 99 0 0 294,154 4,673 1,045,643
    1992 283,204 99 0 0 283,303 1,209 981,398
    1993 284,875 99 0 0 284,974 1,575 434,273
    1994 274,085 99 0 0 274,184 1,591 423,684
    1995 291,680 99 0 0 291,779 760 427,534
    1996 148,140 99 0 0 148,239 4,419 404,834
    1997 24,967 92 0 0 25,059 6,630 355,417
    1998 49,505 92 0 0 49,597 1,115 357,956
    1999 42,034 23 0 0 42,057 1,070 394,055
    2000 7,911 0 0 0 7,911 30 380,480
    2001 4,651 15 10 0 4,676 13 341,340
    2002 5,662 15 255 0 5,932 262 450,813
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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