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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NICKEL
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 7 94
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 44,737 138
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 20,486 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 24,251 137
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 44,625 96
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 44,748 129
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 77,130 44
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 77,023 59
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 77,137 138
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 77,150 167
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 77,025 96

    *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 171,150 397 0 0 171,547 86,785 NA
    1989 233,198 430 0 0 233,628 72,850 NA
    1990 173,990 255 0 0 174,245 102,976 NA
    1991 155,272 311 0 0 155,583 223,880 445,313
    1992 127,804 222 0 0 128,026 195,472 453,063
    1993 117,385 202 0 0 117,587 144,437 391,749
    1994 95,149 225 0 0 95,374 87,052 181,570
    1995 84,069 236 0 0 84,305 86,379 169,436
    1996 73,599 211 0 0 73,810 76,156 139,209
    1997 64,411 234 0 0 64,645 138,086 110,518
    1998 80,478 234 0 0 80,712 64,724 103,625
    1999 51,514 220 0 0 51,734 60,126 81,575
    2000 50,880 150 0 0 51,030 76,238 83,493
    2001 50,262 87 0 0 50,349 53,760 78,414
    2002 77,150 167 0 0 77,317 56,606 133,923
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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