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Environmental Release Report: MARSHALL County, AL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MARSHALL 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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    *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 MARSHALL 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:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 601 256
    Suspected Carcinogens 16,000 259
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 142,796 648
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 19,467 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 123,321 505
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 15,747 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 95,375 515
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 143,042 760
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 166,805 1,366
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 167,386 1,113
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 348 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 167,540 1,622
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 167,550 1,627
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 118,794 1,121

    *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 155,023 1,293 0 0 156,316 87,645 NA
    1989 356,789 523 0 0 357,312 131,741 NA
    1990 283,045 255 0 0 283,300 58,410 NA
    1991 510,179 184 0 0 510,363 624,032 1,261,958
    1992 561,440 35 0 0 561,475 1,098,016 1,274,800
    1993 484,435 598 0 0 485,033 832,667 1,330,943
    1994 279,774 33 0 0 279,807 758,368 1,057,502
    1995 657,944 34 0 0 657,978 832,861 911,491,221
    1996 716,986 266 2,500 0 719,752 689,062 1,408,387
    1997 587,290 352 2,500 0 590,142 1,135,898 1,175,505
    1998 647,978 535 2,500 0 651,013 560,029 1,242,364
    1999 615,669 369 1,750 0 617,788 553,556 1,220,732
    2000 167,486 798 2,500 0 170,784 548,901 764,800
    2001 188,555 1,075 47 0 189,677 491,912 679,057
    2002 167,898 1,765 51 0 169,714 417,192 587,705
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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