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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 75,736 4,127
    Suspected Carcinogens 224 17
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 15,582 2,286
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 66 690
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 996,184 10,999
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 13 57
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 126,968 8,227
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 995,959 13,089
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,140,152 35,686
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 49,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,152,211 126,569
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 66 690
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 172,038 113,516
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,203,979 129,916
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,202,017 35,896

    *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 754,754 14,233 7,900 0 776,887 3,880 NA
    1989 769,565 14,733 7,953 0 792,251 23,956 NA
    1990 1,108,285 48,280 8,496 0 1,165,061 10,072 NA
    1991 1,672,896 47,920 8,517 0 1,729,333 37,905 14,134,485
    1992 1,464,374 206,070 13,415 0 1,683,859 25,767 14,968,183
    1993 1,526,674 12,673 270 0 1,539,617 24,813 24,966,426
    1994 2,528,304 43,981 720 0 2,573,005 7,783 24,607,369
    1995 2,468,322 61,271 1,020 0 2,530,613 19,033 9,770,012
    1996 2,543,785 57,914 720 0 2,602,419 25,881 9,777,931
    1997 1,465,487 20,066 1,110 0 1,486,663 29,688 11,234,369
    1998 1,432,756 123,076 321,011 0 1,876,843 27,679 8,993,607
    1999 1,380,563 163,599 112,280 0 1,656,442 26,486 10,414,367
    2000 1,249,246 165,499 79,722 0 1,494,467 11,289 11,337,965
    2001 1,259,200 112,948 71,891 0 1,444,039 19,341 14,744,102
    2002 1,204,944 130,686 67,648 0 1,403,278 2,146 14,919,565
    "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 1.32 52.41 3.40 0 57.13 1,851 1,977
    2001 1.03 36.59 .87 0 38.49 586 1,178
    2002 1.09 27.63 1.77 0 30.49 208 87.44
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