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Environmental Release Report: FAYETTE County, GA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in FAYETTE 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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    Rank counties in GEORGIA or facilities in FAYETTE County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 FAYETTE 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:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 44 .500
    Suspected Carcinogens 9,268
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 37,134 .500
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 18,511 .500
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 17,868
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 9,268
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 45,749 681
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 37,672 7
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 54,298 .500
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 17,164
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 37,134 .500
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 44 .500
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 36,335
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 55,598 686
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 50,854

    *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 564,190 0 750 0 564,940 1,882,113 NA
    1989 490,268 0 1,000 0 491,268 22,049 NA
    1990 766,809 0 5,000 0 771,809 191,174 NA
    1991 552,186 0 0 0 552,186 402,884 1,171,459
    1992 51,243 0 0 0 51,243 532,618 1,339,528
    1993 53,754 0 0 0 53,754 811,570 2,296,803
    1994 67,442 0 0 0 67,442 877,571 3,177,383
    1995 58,123 0 0 0 58,123 1,003,124 1,211,152
    1996 16,140 0 0 0 16,140 1,049,528 1,167,825
    1997 20,189 0 0 0 20,189 1,146,849 771,482
    1998 22,540 0 0 0 22,540 721,673 979,843
    1999 34,523 0 0 0 34,523 2,056,172 2,157,726
    2000 42,299 0 0 0 42,299 2,147,265 2,103,296
    2001 66,002 123 0 0 66,125 625,400 1,147,543
    2002 55,642 687 0 0 56,329 2,137,701 2,574,702
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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