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Environmental Release Report: CHATTOOGA County, GA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CHATTOOGA County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 CHATTOOGA 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 31
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 65,924
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 31
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 65,893
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 67,380 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 66,497 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 65,924
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 65,924
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 31
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 65,893
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 67,922 10
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 66,657 5

    *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 421,543 500 127,585 0 549,628 1,597,708 NA
    1989 364,641 0 0 0 364,641 80,833 NA
    1990 150,184 10 0 0 150,194 282,494 NA
    1991 105,193 4,105 255 0 109,553 231,631 494,331
    1992 61,283 4,005 255 0 65,543 577,090 1,082,013
    1993 116,837 255 0 0 117,092 311,632 429,181
    1994 134,930 10 265 0 135,205 66,778 201,292
    1995 29,489 762 0 0 30,251 114,675 231,354
    1996 81,832 0 0 0 81,832 55,829 138,031
    1997 65,184 0 0 0 65,184 40,225 104,093
    1998 75,639 0 0 0 75,639 45,370 121,359
    1999 42,432 0 0 0 42,432 40,153 108,235
    2000 65,612 15 139,347 0 204,974 37,142 102,754
    2001 61,753 15 120,225 0 181,993 34,800 95,658
    2002 68,717 15 163,290 0 232,022 43,582 109,299
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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