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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER 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 2
    Suspected Carcinogens 47
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 26,746 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants .220
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 26,746 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .220
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 12,923 46
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 26,746 130
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 26,842 7
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 26,842 7
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .220
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 26,842 6
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 26,842 132
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 12,923 46

    *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 16,802 0 0 0 16,802 5,607 NA
    1989 20,792 0 0 0 20,792 4,397 NA
    1990 83,236 0 0 0 83,236 3,120 NA
    1991 76,390 0 0 0 76,390 202,255 225,860
    1992 70,760 0 0 0 70,760 122,610 218,982
    1993 68,500 505 0 0 69,005 182,755 250,374
    1994 28,250 505 0 0 28,755 141,605 171,243
    1995 44,600 505 750 0 45,855 115,359 149,555
    1996 57,100 322 750 0 58,172 145,203 203,953
    1997 53,727 151 750 0 54,628 201,382 161,280
    1998 98,571 17,172 250 0 115,993 135,705 235,852
    1999 61,494 12,206 0 0 73,700 342,929 410,950
    2000 45,784 41 0 0 45,825 559,834 606,041
    2001 39,661 128 0 0 39,789 401,194 441,924
    2002 26,842 135 0 0 26,977 278,373 305,488
    "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 .13 0 0 0 .13 0 .13
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