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Environmental Release Report: BIBB County, GA
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BIBB 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):
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    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 BIBB County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 180,344 41
    Suspected Carcinogens 52
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 144,236 1,267
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 54,651 53
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 696,476 96
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 401 41
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 323,832 67
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 607,588 1,226
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,244,979 1,267
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 300,086
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,228,397 1,349
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 538 41
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 621,570 108
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,418,929 1,349
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,383,808 1,267

    *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 1,573,256 3,800 529 0 1,577,585 2,998,674 NA
    1989 1,601,981 6,030 559 0 1,608,570 2,696,832 NA
    1990 3,499,874 5,430 299 0 3,505,603 2,713,261 NA
    1991 1,493,410 4,200 1,405 0 1,499,015 5,521,468 15,593,597
    1992 1,827,193 3,830 1,780 0 1,832,803 4,356,280 16,816,990
    1993 1,121,504 3,415 2,875 0 1,127,794 3,700,096 14,481,421
    1994 1,569,871 2,601 2,210 0 1,574,682 4,490,227 28,287,542
    1995 1,598,108 2,000 2,173 0 1,602,281 4,111,013 12,636,441
    1996 1,586,238 1,000 2,495 0 1,589,733 4,666,566 13,311,626
    1997 1,659,244 1,626 441,500 0 2,102,370 9,633,118 14,827,932
    1998 1,863,386 1,716 131,451 0 1,996,553 5,770,968 15,586,221
    1999 2,165,180 3,166 130,130 0 2,298,476 5,271,202 15,117,537
    2000 1,884,145 1,112 46,924 0 1,932,181 5,341,444 13,504,572
    2001 1,536,483 1,332 54,938 0 1,592,752 5,237,557 17,141,940
    2002 1,420,471 1,349 62,659 0 1,484,479 4,649,431 18,990,103
    "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 .7917 0 0 0 .7917 0 .7917
    2001 .865 0 0 0 .865 0 .865
    2002 .727 0 0 0 .727 0 .727
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