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Environmental Release Report: U.S. TVA MUSCLE SHOALS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank facilities in ALABAMA or in COLBERT 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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 10 673
    Suspected Carcinogens 10 750
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 20 1,423
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants .200 168
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 20 1,255
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .200 168
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 20 1,423
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 30 2,173
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 20 1,668
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 10 673
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .200 168
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 30 2,005
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 30 2,173
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 20 1,423

    *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 459,849 388,686 0 0 848,535 0 NA
    1989 172,780 555,000 0 0 727,780 0 NA
    1990 241,011 183,900 0 0 424,911 0 NA
    1994 12,100 0 0 0 12,100 0 12,100
    1995 13,620 0 0 0 13,620 0 13,620
    1996 335 0 0 0 335 12,226 12,561
    1998 20 1,755 10 0 1,785 3,550 5,140
    1999 30 765 15 0 810 53,535 54,000
    2000 30 1,760 15 0 1,805 74,380 76,020
    2001 30 1,206 260 0 1,497 37,490 37,506
    2002 30 2,173 15 0 2,218 100,114 104,350
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: U.S. TVA MUSCLE SHOALS
    Mailing Address: ALABAMA HWY. 133 N., MUSCLE SHOALS, AL 35660
    Public Contact: DAVID E. BROCK
    Phone: (256) 314-7501
    SIC Code: 89 Services, Nec
    2002 Parent Company: U.S. TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY
    Latitude: 34.7675
    Longitude: -87.65
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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  • Links

    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

    Scorecard's report for COLBERT County on:

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