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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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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 1,259
    Suspected Carcinogens 100,715
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 117,424
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 265
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 114,591
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 101,677
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 102,830 190
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 114,608
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 114,608
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 117,672
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 49
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 114,557
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 114,793 190
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 102,798

    *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 225,791 0 250 0 226,041 125,275 NA
    1989 169,772 0 0 0 169,772 252,260 NA
    1990 123,311 0 0 0 123,311 242,421 NA
    1991 4,779 0 0 0 4,779 231,203 177,193
    1992 35,374 0 0 0 35,374 314,522 288,318
    1993 484,845 0 750 0 485,595 78,317 930,474
    1994 388,004 250 250 0 388,504 29,072,790 1,219,206
    1995 356,895 0 0 0 356,895 90,477 703,804
    1996 356,527 450 0 0 356,977 10,154 610,643
    1997 265,331 270 0 0 265,601 95,849 565,135
    1998 198,424 410 0 0 198,834 64,666 674,913
    1999 167,297 320 0 0 167,617 55,316 474,282
    2000 186,429 400 0 0 186,829 44,056 465,318
    2001 144,492 160 35,631 0 180,283 101,351 270,665
    2002 117,904 190 30,283 0 148,377 28,156 187,654
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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