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Environmental Release Report: MARION County, AL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MARION County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer 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 MARION County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:NICKEL
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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 500 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 224,502 255
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 340,089 255
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 340,089 255
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 224,002 250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 301,703 260
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 340,589 260
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 340,631 505
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 355,147 505
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 341,131 510
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 355,647 510
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 316,219 260

    *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 2,382,250 0 8,000 0 2,390,250 913,200 NA
    1989 2,371,850 0 0 0 2,371,850 374,855 NA
    1990 2,603,825 0 0 0 2,603,825 186,265 NA
    1991 2,373,380 19 0 0 2,373,399 566,718 2,946,119
    1992 2,700,554 19 0 0 2,700,573 538,875 3,692,119
    1993 3,177,037 284 0 0 3,177,321 626,903 28,223,514
    1994 2,837,397 329 0 0 2,837,726 775,146 26,033,026
    1995 2,522,212 290 0 0 2,522,502 864,068 25,881,985
    1996 1,481,362 290 2,500 0 1,484,152 841,273 43,186,046
    1997 1,305,406 270 20,000 0 1,325,676 2,393,217 45,843,211
    1998 1,157,887 260 14,275 0 1,172,422 830,176 4,516,446
    1999 1,032,130 15 0 0 1,032,145 802,235 4,661,726
    2000 703,894 20 0 0 703,914 847,865 4,483,003
    2001 753,650 260 230 0 754,140 613,553 4,175,217
    2002 355,647 510 0 0 356,157 90,405 457,136
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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