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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:METHYL BROMIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 482,481 1,372
    Suspected Carcinogens 48,007 292
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,963,497 1,421,157
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 107,468 52
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,964,944 9,265
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 290,344 296
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,236,184 1,600
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,786,645 8,624
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,034,692 15,901
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 923,626
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,693,456 15,781
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 26,299 30
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,279,946 9,697
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,631,245 17,775
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,207,167 16,454

    *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 5,699,305 4,633,025 65,841 0 10,398,171 576,218 NA
    1989 5,991,553 4,437,089 65,234 0 10,493,876 1,254,383 NA
    1990 6,396,536 1,288,497 53,889 0 7,738,922 856,608 NA
    1991 6,736,145 1,536,603 56,353 5 8,329,106 2,834,143 160,269,905
    1992 5,935,369 2,080,696 46,599 0 8,062,664 4,177,973 120,332,947
    1993 6,405,146 1,476,473 30,770 0 7,912,389 3,927,082 102,246,512
    1994 6,424,496 382,802 48,736 0 6,856,034 17,945,367 62,535,052
    1995 6,351,491 324,382 15,665 0 6,691,538 13,467,598 33,047,148
    1996 5,423,414 444,883 1,235 0 5,869,532 13,146,117 32,250,199
    1997 4,093,567 761,105 210,838 0 5,065,510 23,730,228 54,055,512
    1998 3,919,142 535,910 188,069 0 4,643,121 12,883,703 53,162,014
    1999 4,161,881 1,503,130 548 0 5,665,559 13,789,476 90,665,971
    2000 5,052,829 1,610,352 619 0 6,663,800 16,653,305 142,382,675
    2001 4,959,043 243,035 19,379 0 5,221,457 13,810,366 112,209,199
    2002 4,674,872 1,437,161 10,843 0 6,122,876 14,653,547 95,061,350
    "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 807 0 0 0 807 0 807
    2001 .907 0 0 0 .907 0 .907
    2002 592 0 0 0 592 0 592
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