#20. Albany County, New York

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Number of Acute Toxic Substance Releases (2011): 43
Rate of Injury and Fatality From Acute Toxic Substance Releases (2011): 5 per 100K

Percent of Acute Toxic Substance Releases With at Least One Injurity or Fatality (2011): 14%
Percent of Acute Toxic Substance Releases That Had an Evacuation Order (2011): 16%

#19. Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

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Number of Acute Toxic Substance Releases (2011): 50
Rate of Injury and Fatality From Acute Toxic Substance Releases (2011): 0 per 100K

Percent of Acute Toxic Substance Releases With at Least One Injurity or Fatality (2011): 2%
Percent of Acute Toxic Substance Releases That Had an Evacuation Order (2011): 2%

#18. Monroe County, New York

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Number of Acute Toxic Substance Releases (2011): 57
Rate of Injury and Fatality From Acute Toxic Substance Releases (2011): 2 per 100K

Percent of Acute Toxic Substance Releases With at Least One Injurity or Fatality (2011): 14%
Percent of Acute Toxic Substance Releases That Had an Evacuation Order (2011): 25%

#17. Erie County, New York

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Number of Acute Toxic Substance Releases (2011): 58
Rate of Injury and Fatality From Acute Toxic Substance Releases (2011): 11 per 100K

Percent of Acute Toxic Substance Releases With at Least One Injurity or Fatality (2011): 26%
Percent of Acute Toxic Substance Releases That Had an Evacuation Order (2011): 24%

#16. Iberville County, Louisiana

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Number of Acute Toxic Substance Releases (2011): 63
Rate of Injury and Fatality From Acute Toxic Substance Releases (2011): 6 per 100K

Percent of Acute Toxic Substance Releases With at Least One Injurity or Fatality (2011): 3%
Percent of Acute Toxic Substance Releases That Had an Evacuation Order (2011): 2%

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