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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 36553 (MC INTOSH, AL)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 36553*
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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ACRYLAMIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:EPICHLOROHYDRIN
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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 35,650 1,005
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,275 2,406
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 493,235 327,817
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 194,285 1,151
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 650,313 15,213
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 72,100 734
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 396,834 860
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 869,910 18,788
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 876,237 26,508
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 57,403
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 911,129 31,845
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 15,686
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 448,559 25,062
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 917,886 27,086
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 848,601 22,768

    *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 4,206,754 35,348 48,200 0 4,290,302 1,238,000 NA
    1989 4,462,098 38,990 71,000 0 4,572,088 2,119,694 NA
    1990 5,656,846 90,420 35,130 0 5,782,396 878,924 NA
    1991 3,373,304 53,564 21,780 0 3,448,648 35,711,806 74,217,902
    1992 3,504,174 60,940 11,628 0 3,576,742 28,650,606 65,874,064
    1993 3,321,958 53,286 14,386 0 3,389,630 34,618,604 80,355,960
    1994 2,650,876 59,680 24 0 2,710,580 7,419,406 39,096,006
    1995 1,098,407 96,416 0 0 1,194,823 6,307,387 23,468,706
    1996 968,619 98,996 1 0 1,067,616 5,869,237 21,813,213
    1997 1,075,641 106,818 0 0 1,182,459 11,930,684 22,117,724
    1998 963,851 102,367 0 0 1,066,218 6,498,116 21,482,395
    1999 750,794 80,625 0 0 831,419 8,262,341 29,255,617
    2000 802,421 101,727 0 0 904,148 11,466,613 36,613,718
    2001 1,134,343 177,403 66 0 1,311,812 8,542,639 41,021,569
    2002 966,947 350,484 888 0 1,318,319 5,082,475 36,849,795
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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