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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 36610 (MOBILE, AL)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 36610*
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    Rank zip codes in ALABAMA 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
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 203
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,095
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,298 11,780
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 225
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,073
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,073
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 216,825
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,276
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 217,075 465
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 261,988
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 8,576 465
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 203
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 8,351 465
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 270,339 465
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 265,980 465

    *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 82,607 18 0 0 82,625 7,800 NA
    1989 89,942 92 0 0 90,034 9,800 NA
    1990 216,376 55 0 0 216,431 18,000 NA
    1991 3,863,354 1,223,425 0 0 5,086,779 591,444 63,944,118
    1992 4,299,959 968,850 250 0 5,269,059 609,371 70,980,504
    1993 4,288,960 582,230 4,110 0 4,875,300 535,199 72,209,982
    1994 4,268,906 419,465 1,725 0 4,690,096 8,923 66,911,856
    1995 4,506,130 572,495 2,530 0 5,081,155 19,017 62,912,810
    1996 4,492,449 429,630 5,370 0 4,927,449 20,264 51,423,962
    1997 3,515,884 528,020 259,335 0 4,303,239 20,678 51,240,586
    1998 3,561,027 509,290 154,025 0 4,224,342 400,334 45,430,443
    1999 3,292,980 403,590 204,310 0 3,900,880 347,132 42,522,522
    2000 1,042,503 303,527 173,901 0 1,519,931 262,527 14,627,199
    2001 364,856 84,950 0 0 449,806 123,277 573,093
    2002 271,233 12,245 0 0 283,478 0 407,751
    "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
    2000 6.31 .351 0 0 6.66 .1557 7.21
    2001 5.09 0 0 0 5.09 0 5.09
    2002 5.09 0 0 0 5.09 0 5.09
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