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

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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 COFFEE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COBALT
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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 1,500 10
    Suspected Carcinogens 122,400 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 123,655 1,431
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 255
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 123,910 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 121,900
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 124,155 15
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 124,655 15
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 123,655 10
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 124,165 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 124,165 15
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 124,665 15
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 124,655 15

    *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 23,679 0 200 0 23,879 307,720 NA
    1989 90,951 0 0 0 90,951 8,819 NA
    1990 118,981 0 0 0 118,981 118,690 NA
    1991 99,631 0 0 0 99,631 988,613 2,469,276
    1992 45,978 0 0 0 45,978 810,346 932,132
    1993 67,066 42 0 0 67,108 899,403 1,027,330
    1994 22,917 6 0 0 22,923 849,100 1,251,048
    1995 36,119 250 0 0 36,369 813,007 878,311
    1996 23,678 0 45,726 0 69,404 1,043,402 1,077,457
    1997 39,215 55 0 0 39,270 3,710,904 1,925,959
    1998 165,257 575 0 0 165,832 2,313,901 2,502,972
    1999 170,072 748 0 0 170,820 2,455,165 2,620,396
    2000 134,193 15 218 0 134,426 2,162,890 2,275,557
    2001 128,898 20 250 0 129,168 317,425 531,749
    2002 124,665 1,436 0 0 126,101 369,132 1,012,166
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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