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Environmental Release Report: GILMER County, GA
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in GILMER County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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 GILMER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,493
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,188
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,493
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,493
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,493
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3,188
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,493
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 305

    *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 236,380 0 0 0 236,380 23,130 NA
    1989 236,195 0 0 0 236,195 15,050 NA
    1990 162,327 0 0 0 162,327 15,593 NA
    1991 31,350 0 0 0 31,350 42,150 90,500
    1992 53,070 0 0 0 53,070 36,020 89,100
    1993 12,000 5 0 0 12,005 38 12,038
    1995 17,750 0 0 0 17,750 0 18,000
    1996 29,333 0 0 0 29,333 0 29,637
    1997 4,200 0 0 0 4,200 3,800 16,900
    1998 15,840 3 0 0 15,843 8,400 78,440
    1999 4,710 0 0 0 4,710 4,010 43,770
    2000 13,558 4 0 0 13,562 6,748 96,985
    2001 2,624 0 0 0 2,624 2,213 60,250
    2002 3,493 0 0 0 3,493 2,870 43,509
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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