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Environmental Release Report: DALLAS County, AL
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in DALLAS 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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    *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 DALLAS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 47,455 2,932
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 18,955 4,667
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 50 1,462
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 791,710 8,385
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 952 1,512
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 106,383 14,882
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 792,455 9,847
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 933,205 21,667
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 92,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 922,915 82,967
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 50 1,462
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 148,670 73,085
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,019,350 94,847
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,015,452 36,917

    *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 2,623,282 19,723 750 0 2,643,755 652,881 NA
    1989 1,515,305 15,050 1,050 0 1,531,405 496,297 NA
    1990 1,511,284 281,970 5,168 0 1,798,422 17,262 NA
    1991 1,464,158 305,970 5,068 0 1,775,196 123,800 38,298,764
    1992 1,684,506 60,500 97 0 1,745,103 180,839 16,874,765
    1993 1,503,733 180,016 37 0 1,683,786 107,709 15,075,354
    1994 2,325,183 29,603 5 0 2,354,791 136,318 15,424,604
    1995 2,215,706 357,292 10 0 2,573,008 129,392 18,367,424
    1996 908,909 176,815 0 0 1,085,724 86,176 16,599,419
    1997 852,380 275,575 71,000 0 1,198,955 18,580 16,520,105
    1998 842,432 172,545 448,000 0 1,462,977 4,921 16,373,148
    1999 841,386 161,422 236,005 0 1,238,813 0 18,907,674
    2000 924,749 56,435 206,000 0 1,187,184 5,850 3,806,600
    2001 928,942 49,822 206,000 0 1,184,764 5,527 3,713,130
    2002 1,019,403 111,967 206,781 0 1,338,150 21,828 3,896,673
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .9 .15 .03 0 1.08 0 .84
    2001 .84 .12 .03 0 .99 0 .982
    2002 .773 .117 .03 0 .92 0 .92
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