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

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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 18
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 145,211
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 49,191
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 96,020
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 18
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 145,211
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 145,211
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 145,211
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 145,211
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 18
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 145,193
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 145,211
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 145,211

    *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 2,250 0 0 0 2,250 1,576 NA
    1989 13,351 0 19,760 0 33,111 12,347 NA
    1990 250,104 17 60 15 250,196 12,319 NA
    1991 599,540 0 0 0 599,540 25,188 637,373
    1992 558,515 55 0 0 558,570 1,500 565,112
    1993 510,700 33 0 0 510,733 4,515 516,476
    1994 603,111 44 0 0 603,155 3,000 603,582
    1995 774,149 0 0 0 774,149 1,500 774,457
    1996 672,175 5 0 0 672,180 4,530 688,639
    1997 622,363 5 0 0 622,368 34,468 649,277
    1998 690,311 0 0 0 690,311 8,092 700,123
    1999 482,164 0 0 0 482,164 21,774 505,876
    2000 355,731 0 0 0 355,731 5,208 362,543
    2001 244,747 4 1,186 0 245,937 3,792 251,471
    2002 145,211 0 1,183 0 146,394 5,670 153,417
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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