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Environmental Release Report: EARLY County, GA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in EARLY 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):
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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 EARLY 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: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 172,403 1,476
    Suspected Carcinogens 227 11
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 27,744 310,340
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 284 200
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,145,517 80,130
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 238,589 3,367
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,150,717 81,939
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,293,163 85,853
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 237,533
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,376,604 112,851
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 200 200
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 258,263 32,437
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,615,163 114,333
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,607,058 93,467

    *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 3,247,833 23,050 199,000 0 3,469,883 19,288 NA
    1989 3,181,750 18,950 419,000 0 3,619,700 20,250 NA
    1990 2,721,750 14,460 116,000 0 2,852,210 32,760 NA
    1991 1,602,000 18,200 364,000 0 1,984,200 0 23,011,592
    1992 1,294,030 19,060 542,419 0 1,855,509 0 20,635,712
    1993 1,760,600 20,050 742,370 0 2,523,020 0 18,311,521
    1994 2,583,310 113,380 821,621 0 3,518,311 0 11,436,812
    1995 2,591,963 23,596 540,818 0 3,156,377 2,300 10,798,829
    1996 2,529,663 29,590 518,137 0 3,077,390 510 9,873,935
    1997 2,461,927 81,319 655,933 0 3,199,179 3,356 11,330,160
    1998 2,449,286 77,695 349,957 0 2,876,938 1,680 19,401,810
    1999 2,635,973 339,446 316,489 0 3,291,908 20,208 9,179,172
    2000 2,632,619 413,381 467,046 0 3,513,046 33,649 9,275,828
    2001 2,645,398 416,892 332,336 0 3,394,626 44,305 10,570,766
    2002 2,620,648 432,941 354,160 0 3,407,750 16,123 14,953,002
    "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 2.43 0 .29 0 2.72 0 2.72
    2001 1.34 0 .58 0 1.92 0 1.92
    2002 1.28 0 .21 0 1.49 0 1.49
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