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Environmental Release Report: BARTOW County, GA
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BARTOW 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:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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 BARTOW County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 13,338 1,370
    Suspected Carcinogens 35,281 584
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 923,702 21,584
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6,605 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 848,376 1,356
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,286
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 17,868,548 3,320
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 54,713 12,771
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 18,691,229 867
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 20,421,566
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 938,067 571
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5,908 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 894,823 2,173
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 20,549,098 16,040
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 20,463,291 11,671

    *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 185,318 18,950 250 0 204,518 7,649,573 NA
    1989 291,300 13,000 0 0 304,300 6,759,785 NA
    1990 173,266 17,750 20 0 191,036 5,920,288 NA
    1991 144,997 13,750 0 0 158,747 12,480,298 12,740,646
    1992 105,505 11,750 0 0 117,255 10,054,490 10,363,101
    1993 140,918 4,745 0 0 145,663 5,968,617 9,623,208
    1994 96,482 5,869 0 0 102,351 6,831,365 9,631,266
    1995 127,194 5,273 0 0 132,467 6,853,031 11,336,411
    1996 89,516 35,943 0 0 125,459 6,294,258 10,856,706
    1997 104,041 23,872 0 0 127,913 10,814,986 10,063,298
    1998 18,286,511 37,683 1,430,077 0 19,754,271 3,851,623 27,345,221
    1999 19,165,156 27,058 984,570 0 20,176,784 3,522,303 27,241,768
    2000 17,961,577 33,798 1,553,569 0 19,548,944 4,496,383 28,881,530
    2001 16,613,789 49,035 1,321,190 0 17,984,013 4,163,557 27,249,656
    2002 20,581,890 45,657 1,855,351 0 22,482,899 6,149,993 29,289,610
    "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 1.51 0 0 0 1.51 0 1.51
    2001 1.39 0 0 0 1.39 0 1.39
    2002 2.03 0 0 0 2.03 .172 2.20
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