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Environmental Release Report: CARROLL County, GA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CARROLL 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 CARROLL 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 CARROLL County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 337 14
    Suspected Carcinogens 322 4
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,445 14
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 332 14
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,005
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 587 14
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4,641 120
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,714 14
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,469 14
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 332 14
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,279
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 9,320 110
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,350 4

    *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 371,962 3,656 0 0 375,618 157,187 NA
    1989 619,910 4,300 25,622 0 649,832 529,726 NA
    1990 510,444 1,116 5,900 0 517,460 359,438 NA
    1991 501,372 788 5 0 502,165 264,488 15,225,064
    1992 305,325 800 0 0 306,125 7,474,727 9,117,310
    1993 239,831 1,138 95 0 241,064 260,860 2,360,076
    1994 438,636 1,681 5 0 440,322 239,534 2,120,150
    1995 280,695 135,643 0 0 416,338 1,312,695 2,884,421
    1996 215,856 66,022 0 0 281,878 4,406,516 5,082,055
    1997 100,235 2,899 0 0 103,134 11,754,356 6,377,776
    1998 67,828 2,363 0 0 70,191 5,087,214 5,963,627
    1999 63,817 1,527 0 0 65,344 7,510,143 7,236,114
    2000 64,113 2,223 0 0 66,336 7,630,203 7,981,663
    2001 52,240 155 0 0 52,395 1,596,218 1,785,975
    2002 9,652 124 0 0 9,775 1,930,789 1,632,710
    "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 965 0 0 0 965 128 1,093
    2001 11.00 0 0 0 11.00 .3068 11.31
    2002 10.41 0 0 0 10.41 159 10.81
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