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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER 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 .110
    Suspected Carcinogens .461
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 39,732
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants .110
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 40,365
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .110
    Suspected Immunotoxicants .110
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 40,423 45
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 65,124
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 65,123
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .110
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 64,373
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 65,124 45
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 25,624

    *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 23,757 0 0 0 23,757 10,105 NA
    1989 23,250 0 0 0 23,250 16,430 NA
    1990 68,760 2 0 0 68,762 106,793 NA
    1991 200,830 0 5 0 200,835 204,125 399,903
    1992 202,128 0 5 0 202,133 138,210 418,866
    1993 242,616 0 0 0 242,616 392,233 816,332
    1994 227,213 0 20 0 227,233 296,223 873,321
    1995 80,738 0 0 0 80,738 299,390 415,270
    1996 103,472 0 0 0 103,472 345,963 493,600
    1997 110,204 0 0 0 110,204 467,986 402,158
    1998 80,081 0 3,663 0 83,744 148,862 258,268
    1999 81,679 0 0 0 81,679 279,869 371,665
    2000 59,185 250 0 0 59,435 213,262 274,241
    2001 58,412 250 339 0 59,001 258,508 327,698
    2002 65,124 45 305 0 65,474 245,419 288,142
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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