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Environmental Release Report: GREENE County, GA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in GREENE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:

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    Rank counties in GEORGIA or facilities in GREENE 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 GREENE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:HYDROCHLORIC ACID
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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 0
    Suspected Carcinogens 207,063
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 210,118
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 207,063
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 207,063
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 684,268
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 208,618
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 656,618
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 448,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 239,323
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 208,563
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 687,323
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 685,823

    *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 444,123 0 0 0 444,123 53,840 NA
    1989 420,455 250 32,800 0 453,505 33,550 NA
    1990 429,084 260 0 0 429,344 29,826 NA
    1991 297,851 255 500 0 298,606 27,471 328,513
    1992 358,635 10 250 0 358,895 35,631 393,173
    1993 374,773 0 750 0 375,523 29,574 404,534
    1994 311,753 0 750 0 312,503 35,000 332,026
    1995 102,580 0 35,000 0 137,580 35,755 136,233
    1996 604,113 0 34,000 0 638,113 750 370,415
    1997 103,190 0 8 0 103,198 35,350 622,268
    1998 701,564 0 0 0 701,564 18,300 808,140
    1999 1,128,272 0 0 0 1,128,272 13,000 1,147,245
    2000 457,615 0 0 0 457,615 11,692 470,597
    2001 116,557 0 0 0 116,557 2,052 121,382
    2002 687,323 0 0 0 687,323 19,103 502,334
    "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
    2002 .259 0 0 0 .259 0 .562
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