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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM 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 164,400 202
    Suspected Carcinogens 49,610 8
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 955,457 1,002
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 104,430 99
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 750,269 22
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 107,619 96
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 515,184 3,317
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 845,474 121
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,526,177 130
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,652,038 202
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,159 99
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,232,463 31
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,610,629 3,220
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,359,240 185

    *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 3,827,750 250 250 0 3,828,250 8,115,907 NA
    1989 3,922,744 99,444 2,027 0 4,024,215 9,114,529 NA
    1990 3,912,848 99,474 20,522 5 4,032,849 1,687,079 NA
    1991 3,542,420 104,756 7,865 0 3,655,041 8,448,021 37,185,512
    1992 3,530,185 98,586 20 0 3,628,791 5,244,577 33,646,033
    1993 3,220,235 98,586 5 0 3,318,826 5,327,853 33,396,441
    1994 2,843,198 76,693 5 0 2,919,896 5,533,871 12,766,366
    1995 2,101,686 3,447 0 0 2,105,133 3,620,137 8,016,123
    1996 1,952,789 4,153 5 0 1,956,947 2,719,662 7,071,079
    1997 1,708,483 35,583 1,250 0 1,745,316 5,652,329 7,090,495
    1998 2,034,118 4,506 214,579 0 2,253,203 2,146,735 7,534,902
    1999 1,808,114 4,256 750 0 1,813,120 2,209,589 7,813,107
    2000 1,715,310 20,763 0 0 1,736,073 2,634,328 5,175,094
    2001 1,362,766 3,734 0 0 1,366,500 1,951,952 3,834,638
    2002 1,657,747 4,198 6,300 0 1,668,245 1,874,752 4,093,635
    "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 1.59 7.79 0 0 9.39 11.81 2,870
    2001 .13 19.32 0 0 19.45 20.41 87.33
    2002 .1305 9.81 0 0 9.94 205 77.23
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