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Environmental Release Report: ALEXANDER County, NC
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ALEXANDER County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    No TRI releases were associated with this county

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in NORTH CAROLINA or facilities in ALEXANDER 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 ALEXANDER County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
    • No data in Scorecard. For other releases or transfers, see TRI 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 389,746 0 0 0 389,746 14,638 NA
    1989 357,773 0 0 0 357,773 16,412 NA
    1990 283,940 0 0 0 283,940 8,629 NA
    1991 239,844 0 0 0 239,844 30,654 241,099
    1992 246,485 0 0 0 246,485 35,308 224,815
    1993 205,302 0 0 0 205,302 27,821 232,179
    1994 250,322 0 0 0 250,322 21,224 270,795
    1995 63,000 0 0 0 63,000 31,605 93,810
    1996 122,776 0 0 0 122,776 2,428 125,204
    1997 78,290 0 0 0 78,290 1,474 78,001
    1998 14,664 0 0 0 14,664 0 13,453
    1999 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2001 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2002 0 0 0 0 0 0 788
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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