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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 169,265 983
    Suspected Carcinogens 902 365
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 399,943 746
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,467 266
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,980,889 720
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 6 .500
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,792,781 9,280
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,819,939 5,342
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,807,517 2,647
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,129,103
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,340,510 28,917
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,198 266
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 563,199 28,866
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,311,867 39,843
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,192,685 5,232

    *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 3,610,050 17,779 30,585 0 3,658,414 130,053 NA
    1989 2,741,756 20,428 31,100 0 2,793,284 259,050 NA
    1990 3,100,830 7,525 265 0 3,108,620 138,247 NA
    1991 2,730,294 9,661 265 0 2,740,220 1,658,952 17,781,087
    1992 1,702,228 4,756 0 0 1,706,984 1,204,175 20,737,276
    1993 3,504,117 4,041 0 0 3,508,158 1,930,651 15,471,287
    1994 3,357,652 47,510 0 0 3,405,162 1,821,503 24,212,481
    1995 3,202,642 88,061 93,000 0 3,383,703 2,133,201 23,612,740
    1996 3,175,741 72,051 114,000 0 3,361,792 991,965 21,690,461
    1997 2,547,860 199,967 169,593 0 2,917,420 574,686 22,608,510
    1998 3,750,294 129,747 713,406 0 4,593,447 573,728 20,732,219
    1999 5,775,634 199,421 850,777 0 6,825,832 702,992 29,869,549
    2000 6,122,984 180,923 1,243,870 0 7,547,777 564,431 21,214,216
    2001 5,848,395 42,408 1,011,729 0 6,902,532 857,332 20,324,078
    2002 4,315,955 43,938 911,629 0 5,271,521 409,838 18,567,516
    "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 2.08 0 .1 0 2.18 0 2.08
    2001 2.11 0 .5 0 2.61 0 2.61
    2002 1.70 0 .26 0 1.96 0 2.00
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