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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 31,326 465
    Suspected Carcinogens 745
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 21,108 2,221
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 92 55
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 473,939 0
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,760
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 42,554 465
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 459,444 2,186
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 538,736 3,242
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 558,420 30,013
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 40 55
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 132,102 27,792
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 579,115 29,923
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 581,126 3,187

    *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 1,677,742 38,300 370,150 0 2,086,192 54,811 NA
    1989 711,628 10,150 11,750 0 733,528 40,672 NA
    1990 754,254 13,505 13,000 0 780,759 61,510 NA
    1991 893,381 13,610 14,600 0 921,591 38,239 47,308,116
    1992 911,019 13,650 7,550 0 932,219 91,338 67,088,119
    1993 922,213 17,680 5,555 0 945,448 91,334 25,824,048
    1994 1,038,754 1,960 1,850 0 1,042,564 57,575 25,738,975
    1995 973,540 33,400 3,810 0 1,010,750 37,900 22,410,507
    1996 991,206 43,845 5,565 0 1,040,616 41,380 20,933,045
    1997 707,205 402,010 9,685 0 1,118,900 49,733,020 28,321,659
    1998 637,360 108,412 31,455 0 777,227 25,062,605 64,310,074
    1999 589,723 93,696 13,745 0 697,164 242,336 9,551,764
    2000 672,122 80,858 28,980 0 781,959 9,250 2,711,407
    2001 576,958 65,682 38,383 0 681,023 9,641 4,942,680
    2002 581,498 30,013 52,605 0 664,117 7,957 10,231,694
    "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 1.52 0 .0129 0 1.53 0 1.53
    2001 1.45 .255 .0114 0 1.71 0 1.71
    2002 .8816 .2286 .0119 0 1.12 0 1.12
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