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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 35035 (BRIERFIELD, AL)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 35035*
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
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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 93,836 536
    Suspected Carcinogens .900 7
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12 154
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 12
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 0 147
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 12 147
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 93,836 536
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 24 313
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 12 154
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 93,836 536
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 12
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants .900 154
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 24 320
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 93,836 543

    *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
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 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 2,540 0 0 0 2,540 0 NA
    1989 1,500 0 0 0 1,500 2,250 NA
    1990 24,337 0 0 0 24,337 765 NA
    1991 99,950 760 0 0 100,710 30 100,459
    1992 100,932 1,010 0 0 101,942 30 101,467
    1993 87,117 260 0 0 87,377 15 87,137
    1994 133,660 525 0 0 134,185 15 133,767
    1995 38,459 505 0 0 38,964 0 38,459
    1996 40,403 500 0 0 40,903 0 40,381
    1997 62,981 0 0 0 62,981 0 72,522
    1998 71,270 37 0 0 71,307 0 76,786
    1999 171,160 56 0 0 171,216 450 171,666
    2000 243,667 178 0 0 243,845 0 243,845
    2001 120,905 46 1,090 0 122,041 276 122,398
    2002 93,848 710 1,060 0 95,618 1,117 96,735
    "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
    2001 .0613 17.50 0 0 17.56 0 17.56
    2002 .0596 65.66 0 0 65.72 0 65.72
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