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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 74,319
    Suspected Carcinogens 73,275 28
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 373,554 9,528
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,152 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 627,653 9,500
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 125,827
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 446,500
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 609,433 9,530
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 956,044 21,726
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 484,400
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 750,299 21,702
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 192
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 410,480 21,726
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,208,043 21,726
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,165,960 21,726

    *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 3,149,752 25,555 88,967 0 3,264,274 35,666 NA
    1989 2,415,798 23,539 24,639 0 2,463,976 13,950 NA
    1990 2,314,931 21,772 39,890 0 2,376,593 8,649 NA
    1991 2,178,106 22,353 29,235 0 2,229,694 223,134 32,676,801
    1992 1,780,551 389,130 42,863 0 2,212,544 161,056 27,160,550
    1993 1,458,077 382,789 49,385 0 1,890,251 372,551 42,285,186
    1994 1,694,043 184,415 49,191 0 1,927,649 839,850 30,606,064
    1995 1,848,303 288,668 25,405 0 2,162,376 84,596 14,531,630
    1996 2,022,734 258,187 39,725 0 2,320,646 65,907 4,903,680
    1997 2,076,160 339,662 220,120 0 2,635,942 42,041 15,387,492
    1998 2,125,684 144,491 185,598 0 2,455,773 1,570 14,975,937
    1999 2,115,759 46,575 182,088 0 2,344,422 50,119 15,031,313
    2000 1,908,467 36,094 129,102 0 2,073,662 26,658 13,089,738
    2001 1,586,121 25,776 94,355 0 1,706,252 31,276 10,100,893
    2002 1,221,722 21,758 83,721 0 1,327,201 436,233 17,281,991
    "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 1.45 3.44 .6489 0 5.54 0 6.34
    2001 1.41 0 63.54 0 64.94 0 64.98
    2002 1.02 0 57.23 0 58.25 0 58.16
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