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Environmental Release Report: BEN HILL County, GA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BEN HILL County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    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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    Rank counties in GEORGIA or facilities in BEN HILL County 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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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for BEN HILL County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 1,700 5
    Suspected Carcinogens .160
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,705 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,700 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants .030
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 0
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,700 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,700 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,791 5
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 3,472
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,796 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,700 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 96
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,568
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,477

    *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 54,900 0 250 0 55,150 3,432 NA
    1989 8,800 19 250 0 9,069 1,991 NA
    1990 8,555 250 250 0 9,055 7,690 NA
    1991 41,650 250 250 0 42,150 7,462,767 8,621,752
    1992 30,045 250 250 0 30,545 6,860,359 7,080,259
    1993 53,152 250 250 0 53,652 6,910,090 7,191,574
    1994 44,305 250 5 0 44,560 6,776,711 7,218,346
    1995 51,238 0 0 0 51,238 10,120 69,687
    1996 56,417 43 0 0 56,460 7,225,069 7,387,943
    1997 112,768 25 0 0 112,793 11,864,393 6,111,746
    1998 84,403 13 0 0 84,416 7,135,571 7,302,078
    1999 64,674 85 0 0 64,759 7,434,193 7,560,103
    2000 52,591 80 0 0 52,671 50,312 169,274
    2001 10,521 27 0 0 10,548 62,449 134,630
    2002 5,268 5 0 0 5,273 41,454 77,918
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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