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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:METHYL IODIDE
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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 249
    Suspected Carcinogens 36
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 41,174 118,505
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 150
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 73,911 10,777
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 50
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 156,034 990
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 35,990 10,776
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 219,065 26,216
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 243,279
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 88,418 27,526
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 94
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 57,957 26,206
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 293,079 27,207
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 280,630 27,052

    *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 2,617,501 64,070 0 0 2,681,571 758,673 NA
    1989 1,997,478 32,500 4,200 0 2,034,178 218,750 NA
    1990 1,847,982 57,030 5,540 10 1,910,562 164,600 NA
    1991 1,436,910 38,860 5,500 0 1,481,270 1,969,644 10,569,218
    1992 655,498 24,515 5,400 0 685,413 1,106,733 7,038,248
    1993 431,356 19,485 3,500 0 454,341 1,329,009 7,442,044
    1994 543,930 17,900 2,300 0 564,130 2,023,760 8,678,215
    1995 539,475 65,305 0 0 604,780 3,156,493 8,186,505
    1996 547,487 46,109 0 0 593,596 5,920,625 11,084,443
    1997 446,354 54,648 0 0 501,002 12,697,095 12,370,324
    1998 531,078 40,246 55,327 0 626,651 8,230,287 17,581,335
    1999 530,883 22,731 54,228 0 607,842 8,254,275 14,842,268
    2000 466,951 222,666 80,076 0 769,693 8,321,885 15,127,077
    2001 354,577 369,123 40,420 0 764,121 6,255,070 13,462,731
    2002 305,485 144,877 49,904 0 500,266 5,891,317 12,137,680
    "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 .01188 0 0 0 .01188 .03149 .04336
    2001 .0172 0 0 0 .0172 .04336 .06056
    2002 .0089 0 0 0 .0089 .0233 .0482
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