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Environmental Release Report: PUTNAM County, FL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in PUTNAM County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for PUTNAM County

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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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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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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 121,827 23,059
    Suspected Carcinogens 28,010 221
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 577,363 1,604
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 437 512
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,707,601 4,751
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 44,794
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 592,775 23,553
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,184,111 6,775
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,209,418 34,725
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 5,441,382
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,823,411 95,331
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 355 509
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 718,225 91,040
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 6,776,880 96,931
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,764,055 35,771

    *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
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 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 3,880,500 22,150 0 0 3,902,650 28,400 NA
    1989 3,453,419 22,050 0 0 3,475,469 15,000 NA
    1990 1,896,270 20,150 0 0 1,916,420 10,000 NA
    1991 2,121,662 14,146 5 0 2,135,813 2,900 37,687,511
    1992 1,473,423 15,227 5 0 1,488,655 4,218 38,448,931
    1993 2,119,827 12,918 14 0 2,132,759 9,200 9,520,017
    1994 2,607,976 16,559 2,865 0 2,627,400 9,200 7,758,272
    1995 1,556,150 53,653 47,802 0 1,657,605 11,265 6,217,457
    1996 1,496,561 7,343 83,880 0 1,587,784 11,088 6,270,341
    1997 2,233,147 41,874 37,368 0 2,312,389 0 13,686,418
    1998 10,640,623 69,291 1,247,403 0 11,957,317 38,587 30,287,889
    1999 6,216,633 59,937 3,750,311 0 10,026,881 35,092 31,600,052
    2000 5,230,321 89,637 4,178,607 0 9,498,565 42,385 29,944,659
    2001 4,978,581 63,704 1,483,036 0 6,525,321 96,297 26,120,961
    2002 6,780,376 98,772 2,304,483 0 9,183,631 75,100 26,300,711
    "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 7.22 1.71 4.38 0 13.31 0 12.96
    2001 7.35 4.24 1.93 0 13.52 0 13.53
    2002 6.79 0 3.56 0 10.35 0 10.35
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