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Environmental Release Report: ESCAMBIA County, FL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ESCAMBIA 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 FLORIDA or facilities in ESCAMBIA 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 ESCAMBIA 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:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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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 174,634 17,336
    Suspected Carcinogens 36,592 167
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 386,516 53,691
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 9,707 97
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,546,283 29,893
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 48,782 97
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9,992,908 18,521
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,444,479 34,390
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 11,330,894 42,427
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 10,210,125
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,019,688 93,250
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,922 97
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 462,495 65,012
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 11,921,306 96,882
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 11,906,936 62,678

    *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 2,645,973 208,720 0 34,478,262 37,332,955 596,940 NA
    1989 2,350,688 226,772 0 23,646,078 26,223,538 777,609 NA
    1990 2,245,152 306,545 20 17,129,877 19,681,594 807,934 NA
    1991 2,572,721 21,570 0 8,644,827 11,239,118 1,217,208 42,998,623
    1992 2,172,220 26,203 0 6,028,556 8,226,979 2,347,952 42,287,198
    1993 2,103,040 18,440 0 5,779,658 7,901,138 1,497,088 36,100,004
    1994 3,279,638 115,509 0 10,306,644 13,701,791 1,582,117 41,782,511
    1995 2,631,394 107,115 0 18,255,129 20,993,638 1,894,951 65,249,778
    1996 1,219,552 105,903 0 22,446,293 23,771,748 2,650,906 78,729,143
    1997 3,188,937 168,450 208,000 27,097,062 30,662,449 5,422,443 85,719,960
    1998 13,052,370 198,403 658,679 27,151,819 41,061,271 3,144,437 94,162,268
    1999 18,707,763 121,231 618,721 32,448,421 51,896,136 2,841,344 110,906,314
    2000 19,498,144 129,365 847,836 34,493,155 54,968,500 2,184,771 113,276,907
    2001 14,536,817 170,661 604,057 23,667,467 38,979,002 1,965,792 98,347,092
    2002 12,133,681 158,516 523,610 25,428,583 38,244,389 1,843,269 98,288,735
    "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 1.42 .027 .034 0 1.48 0 2.16
    2001 1.40 0 .655 0 2.06 0 2.04
    2002 1.39 .8 .67 0 2.86 0 2.86
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