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Environmental Release Report: PIKE County, AL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in PIKE 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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    Rank counties in ALABAMA or facilities in PIKE 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 PIKE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 6,955 729
    Suspected Carcinogens 203,312
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 212,017 4,038
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6,955 729
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 203,312
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 210,267 729
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 210,267 879
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 210,517 729
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 210,262 479
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 212,017 4,038
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6,455 479
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 205,312 3,559
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 212,022 4,188
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 211,262 729

    *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 18,733 16 256,449 0 275,198 56,011 NA
    1989 27,351 34 736 0 28,121 361,956 NA
    1990 17,925 17 385 0 18,327 778,252 NA
    1991 8,677 10 760 0 9,447 97,763 2,013,699
    1992 85,626 5 760 0 86,391 46,917 2,042,718
    1993 77,588 5 760 0 78,353 46,556 1,747,214
    1994 19,549 5 760 0 20,314 13,964 68,159,496
    1995 29,830 250 1,010 0 31,090 14,027 96,870,922
    1996 53,635 2,250 1,250 0 57,135 17,069 83,643,049
    1997 68,680 2,250 1,250 0 72,180 36,811 14,828,466
    1998 161,370 3,000 1,250 0 165,620 442,691 15,224,366
    1999 128,738 2,793 1,250 0 132,781 2,913,602 20,342,293
    2000 128,737 2,740 1,250 0 132,727 6,551,870 24,168,938
    2001 172,376 3,451 1,586 0 177,413 3,700,351 25,424,730
    2002 212,022 4,188 9,842,832 0 10,059,042 1,762,724 33,554,390
    "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 4.68 0 0 0 4.68 0 4.68
    2001 4.68 0 0 0 4.68 0 4.68
    2002 4.77 0 0 0 4.77 0 4.77
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