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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 35660 (SHEFFIELD, AL)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 35660*
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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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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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 51,297 673
    Suspected Carcinogens 10 1,250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 803,121 1,673
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 34,493 168
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 598,494 1,505
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 36,058 168
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 274,439 1,673
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 632,997 2,673
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 731,257 1,918
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 883,874 923
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .200 168
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 610,115 2,005
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 856,471 2,673
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 731,257 1,673

    *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 22,546,417 402,506 34,000,000 0 56,948,923 218,397,066 NA
    1989 23,838,322 11,400 500 0 23,850,222 547,826 NA
    1990 6,812,538 10,016 20 0 6,822,574 101,796 NA
    1991 4,341,708 3,553 0 0 4,345,261 1,169,797 6,507,905
    1992 2,675,150 3,371 0 0 2,678,521 246,223 5,586,704
    1993 1,751,354 3,893 0 0 1,755,247 848,933 6,501,928
    1994 3,685,944 4,142 0 0 3,690,086 1,426,326 8,884,094
    1995 3,838,864 78 0 0 3,838,942 1,187,718 18,426,594
    1996 659,330 750 0 0 660,080 482,557 2,828,414
    1997 553,188 260 0 0 553,448 1,029,392 3,454,269
    1998 333,865 2,505 10 0 336,380 455,961 3,861,335
    1999 845,413 1,515 15 0 846,943 355,876 2,115,689
    2000 215,282 2,510 15 0 217,807 368,644 1,877,978
    2001 430,529 1,466 260 0 432,256 558,796 2,065,205
    2002 883,894 2,923 15 0 886,832 501,187 1,720,208
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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