POLLUTION LOCATOR| Toxic Chemical Releases | Reports

Environmental Release Report: CAMDEN County, GA
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CAMDEN County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
    0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100%

    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:

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in GEORGIA or facilities in CAMDEN 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.

  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • Environmental Justice Analysis for CAMDEN County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

      [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 189,959 2,467
    Suspected Carcinogens 24,600 2,024
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 231,687 41,952
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 16,444 112
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 444,602 32,379
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 156,971 175
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 61,891 3,128
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 604,559 30,990
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 729,352 37,094
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 165,414
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 733,267 90,007
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 101 106
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 262,983 57,887
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 898,174 90,431
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 740,827 38,421

    *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.
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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 2,859,197 21,924 28,317 0 2,909,438 36,764 NA
    1989 2,532,778 29,331 277 0 2,562,386 40,814 NA
    1990 3,115,849 36,689 95 0 3,152,633 29,697 NA
    1991 3,002,470 28,838 82 0 3,031,390 80,461 27,140,444
    1992 2,361,516 24,497 79 0 2,386,092 22,270 25,072,994
    1993 1,157,611 6,596 16 0 1,164,223 11,300 20,688,034
    1994 1,502,193 54,716 13 0 1,556,922 9,739 22,240,952
    1995 1,498,518 54,420 21 0 1,552,959 41,258 26,399,471
    1996 1,370,039 109,355 19 0 1,479,413 49,993 25,121,365
    1997 1,296,923 368,705 15 0 1,665,643 349,452 23,120,447
    1998 1,427,819 154,345 15 0 1,582,179 81,366 24,325,972
    1999 1,412,384 116,606 15 0 1,529,005 54,747 22,544,397
    2000 1,374,509 159,527 17 0 1,534,053 62,423 26,188,203
    2001 1,122,222 164,186 14 0 1,286,422 32,107 24,053,654
    2002 899,031 130,423 25,978 0 1,055,432 23,315 18,904,908
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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 1.05 4.68 0 0 5.73 .1628 6.28
    2001 .9611 4.22 0 0 5.18 .1445 5.61
    2002 .5395 3.38 0 0 3.92 0 4.15
      [ top ]
     
     
    Fax companies responsible for the top-ranked pollution problems in CAMDEN County (free)
    Email EPA
    Join an online discussion about pollution in CAMDEN County


    Email a Scorecard Community Report to a friend
    Network with environmental groups
    Learn how to use Scorecard to find out about toxics in your community


    Contribute to Environmental Defense
    Volunteer with environmental groups in your community

      [ top ]
     
     
  • Links

    Scorecard's report for CAMDEN County on
  •   [ top ]