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Environmental Release Report: MONTGOMERY County, AL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MONTGOMERY 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 MONTGOMERY 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 MONTGOMERY 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:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 6,679 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 551 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 32,760 511
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,260 .130
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 9,531 511
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,515 .130
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 13,641 516
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,828 4
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,410 6
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 29,711 7
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,260 .130
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 9,599 515
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 9,551 515
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 15,980 516

    *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 805,346 0 195 0 805,541 285,327 NA
    1989 1,137,409 750 45 0 1,138,204 477,345 NA
    1990 999,221 750 39 0 1,000,010 69,769 NA
    1991 836,197 6 1,410 0 837,613 160,305 1,047,137
    1992 700,545 15 250 0 700,810 223,523 898,897
    1993 611,017 869 255 0 612,141 556,457 739,788
    1994 267,851 1,110 255 0 269,216 474,648 998,274
    1995 445,187 649 255 0 446,091 844,672 1,290,748
    1996 318,254 10,216 0 0 328,470 952,669 1,286,818
    1997 177,348 1,899 0 0 179,247 3,237,686 1,821,258
    1998 148,101 2,411 0 0 150,512 1,223,075 1,434,792
    1999 177,433 2,621 0 0 180,054 866,779 1,189,266
    2000 164,066 2,881 0 0 166,947 1,044,100 935,035
    2001 77,100 377 0 0 77,477 1,263,616 1,340,383
    2002 37,711 520 5 0 38,236 922,659 1,053,143
    "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 .0204 45.38 0 0 45.40 3,300 590
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