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

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in ALABAMA or facilities in FAYETTE 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 FAYETTE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 3
    Suspected Carcinogens 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 27,008
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 27,005
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 27,009
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 27,005
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 27,018
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 27,016
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 27,016
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 27,261

    *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 34,055 0 0 0 34,055 77,858 NA
    1989 41,875 0 0 0 41,875 42,238 NA
    1990 67,164 0 0 0 67,164 52,206 NA
    1991 98,132 0 0 0 98,132 42,422 684,613
    1992 82,884 29 0 0 82,913 39,732 1,054,292
    1993 91,499 16 0 0 91,515 1,146,320 1,270,387
    1994 3,729 0 0 0 3,729 1,212,106 1,249,648
    1995 3,547 0 0 0 3,547 1,017,796 1,057,544
    1996 3,809 0 0 0 3,809 1,019,411 1,295,074
    1997 11,805 0 0 0 11,805 2,340,746 1,493,112
    1998 265 0 0 0 265 1,072,891 1,178,600
    1999 28,515 0 0 0 28,515 1,091,838 1,250,838
    2000 28,515 0 0 0 28,515 234,286 1,130,362
    2001 26,286 0 154 0 26,440 10,454 70,224
    2002 27,274 0 2 0 27,275 12,250 74,788
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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