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Environmental Release Report: BALDWIN County, GA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BALDWIN 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):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:

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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 BALDWIN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:TRICHLOROETHYLENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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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 50,841
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 203,539
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 203,539
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 203,539
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 50,841
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 203,539
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 50,841
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 203,539
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 50,841
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 203,539
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 50,841

    *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 526,334 0 0 0 526,334 183,176 NA
    1989 213,815 0 0 0 213,815 198,336 NA
    1990 161,156 0 0 0 161,156 17,759 NA
    1991 156,600 0 0 0 156,600 9,745 165,997
    1992 142,650 0 0 0 142,650 49,829 215,725
    1993 138,101 0 0 0 138,101 72,263 220,725
    1994 125,050 0 0 0 125,050 52,089 263,662
    1995 212,282 0 0 0 212,282 3,901 314,424
    1996 179,910 0 0 0 179,910 2,322 296,446
    1997 218,602 0 0 0 218,602 7,806 221,815
    1998 315,224 0 0 0 315,224 20,938 356,610
    1999 327,825 0 0 0 327,825 4,700 337,225
    2000 182,106 0 0 0 182,106 589,334 812,314
    2001 355,832 0 2,030 0 357,862 1,290,966 1,667,995
    2002 203,539 0 6,961 0 210,500 827,486 1,060,637
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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