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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ACROLEIN
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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 96,926
    Suspected Carcinogens 28,726
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 28,731
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 302,810
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 96,926
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 274,089
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 341,700
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 370,718
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 67,903
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 370,713
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 370,713

    *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
    1998 106,136 0 0 0 106,136 0 106,136
    1999 113,452 0 0 0 113,452 0 113,452
    2000 116,481 0 0 0 116,481 0 116,481
    2001 356,157 0 181 0 356,338 0 356,338
    2002 370,718 0 525 0 371,244 0 371,244
    "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
    2001 .67 0 0 0 .67 0 .67
    2002 .67 0 0 0 .67 0 .67
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