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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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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:MERCURY 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 129,075 7,460
    Suspected Carcinogens 32,402 10,464
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 932,390 304,825
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 170,475 491
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 688,609 12,530
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 166,944 124
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,845,631 12,232
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 427,332 14,175
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,807,416 22,973
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 3,584,238
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,344,161 32,127
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 109,376 364
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,006,530 17,145
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,666,684 40,896
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,464,492 20,597

    *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 50,374,642 740,164 1,876,440 6,058,021 59,049,267 6,194,987 NA
    1989 50,372,890 888,317 703,500 7,602,899 59,567,606 5,926,905 NA
    1990 51,002,464 1,000,532 592,020 6,437,172 59,032,188 4,924,428 NA
    1991 48,776,527 1,376,670 705,067 7,988,905 58,847,169 8,516,836 492,537,363
    1992 49,432,604 1,119,386 1,302,567 6,269,421 58,123,978 11,608,603 564,183,494
    1993 48,862,822 736,441 277,147 145,607 50,022,017 11,682,246 618,299,706
    1994 39,913,547 557,984 456,882 0 40,928,413 8,992,455 432,157,138
    1995 40,683,399 820,244 536,274 0 42,039,917 6,487,312 245,024,246
    1996 34,151,911 653,365 460,342 0 35,265,618 4,624,261 278,894,459
    1997 20,301,878 718,822 669,994 0 21,690,694 14,428,944 302,116,664
    1998 21,212,002 724,105 3,501,977 0 25,438,084 9,862,257 321,428,204
    1999 17,105,899 646,402 3,336,626 0 21,088,927 8,791,985 174,728,689
    2000 18,318,268 874,379 2,089,597 0 21,282,244 37,528,534 2,309,316,265
    2001 10,391,159 453,237 10,006,404 0 20,850,801 29,491,645 789,752,390
    2002 4,780,773 354,123 6,972,582 0 12,107,478 22,398,463 708,184,136
    "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 11.08 .351 0 0 11.43 .1557 11.98
    2001 6.11 .04 0 0 6.15 12.66 18.81
    2002 6.43 .04 0 0 6.47 0 11.13
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