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Environmental Release Report: TALLAPOOSA County, AL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in TALLAPOOSA 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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    *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 TALLAPOOSA 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:LEAD
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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 858
    Suspected Carcinogens 4
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 42,524
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 858
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 0
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 504
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 858
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 858
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 862
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 42,520
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 858
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 4
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 13,276
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 508

    *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 332,842 0 0 0 332,842 2,878,710 NA
    1989 528,782 0 0 0 528,782 437,639 NA
    1990 416,304 0 0 0 416,304 310,309 NA
    1991 254,270 0 0 0 254,270 58,026 308,990
    1992 298,053 0 0 0 298,053 68,716 362,535
    1993 199,439 0 0 0 199,439 26,980 226,413
    1994 178,819 0 0 0 178,819 14,741 193,577
    1995 52,004 0 0 0 52,004 10,477 61,531
    1996 48,630 0 0 0 48,630 0 48,630
    1997 91,790 0 0 0 91,790 0 91,800
    1998 131,807 0 0 0 131,807 750 136,903
    1999 105,078 0 0 0 105,078 250 105,078
    2000 102,170 0 0 0 102,170 0 102,170
    2001 117,990 0 0 0 117,990 230 118,220
    2002 42,524 0 0 0 42,524 0 73,380
    "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
    2002 .2 0 0 0 .2 0 .2
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