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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 9,761 453
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,105 11
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 662,114 36,214
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 16,090 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 564,568 508
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 210,475
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,192,960 3,117
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 337,784 5,520
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,516,217 74
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 4,681,576 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 675,085 74
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,571 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 358,473 512
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,042,875 8,615
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,763,191 2,552

    *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 2,087,739 20,001 1,000 0 2,108,740 1,353,316 NA
    1989 1,422,422 20,200 800 0 1,443,422 400,899 NA
    1990 1,355,637 20,279 835 10 1,376,761 890,345 NA
    1991 1,373,150 21,997 5 0 1,395,152 799,638 2,959,907
    1992 972,021 21,750 0 0 993,771 1,319,373 4,741,881
    1993 684,209 20,500 0 0 704,709 1,553,533 5,518,169
    1994 622,339 250 5 0 622,594 1,603,021 4,564,418
    1995 958,296 4,993 0 0 963,289 1,267,943 4,379,727
    1996 753,583 48 286 0 753,917 1,312,203 4,508,636
    1997 434,508 0 0 0 434,508 2,008,670 3,536,433
    1998 3,393,946 85,394 360,496 0 3,839,836 1,616,625 7,287,037
    1999 4,210,142 48,557 327,290 0 4,585,989 1,056,616 5,991,402
    2000 4,409,122 82,702 117,634 0 4,609,458 1,677,637 10,036,013
    2001 3,749,238 69,212 313,639 0 4,132,089 1,502,393 9,149,211
    2002 5,125,354 46,381 356,363 0 5,528,098 1,314,086 10,366,224
    "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 .2457 0 0 0 .2457 0 .2457
    2001 .202 0 0 0 .202 0 .202
    2002 .2288 0 0 0 .2288 0 .2288
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