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Environmental Release Report: CLINCH County, GA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CLINCH County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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 CLINCH County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE
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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 6,116
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 141,786
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,757
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 111,923
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 6,116
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 75,852
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 120,680
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 130,443
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 142,089
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 120,377
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 142,089
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 101,120

    *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 116,660 0 0 0 116,660 38,578 NA
    1989 365,790 0 0 0 365,790 28,648 NA
    1990 439,452 10 0 0 439,462 22,827 NA
    1991 315,610 0 0 0 315,610 101,200 419,054
    1992 201,390 0 0 15 201,405 94,550 308,631
    1993 220,170 0 0 0 220,170 268,824 557,200
    1994 80,955 0 0 0 80,955 229,255 512,000
    1995 78,317 0 0 0 78,317 71,282 428,992
    1996 128,447 0 0 0 128,447 162,906 522,425
    1997 145,209 0 0 0 145,209 319,294 577,961
    1998 130,689 0 0 0 130,689 40,910 173,379
    1999 159,438 0 0 0 159,438 124,057 283,494
    2000 84,810 0 0 0 84,810 84,702 206,714
    2001 43,758 0 0 0 43,758 103,887 146,707
    2002 142,089 0 0 0 142,089 122,216 716,599
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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