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Environmental Release Report: JACKSON County, GA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in JACKSON 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:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in GEORGIA or facilities in JACKSON 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 JACKSON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD 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 29,785
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 20,670 250
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,070
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 27,003
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 19,453
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 29,785
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 28,073
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 31,515
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 34,445
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,070
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 25,972
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 33,378
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 33,335

    *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 250 0 0 0 250 0 NA
    1989 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 0 NA
    1990 29,184 0 0 0 29,184 0 NA
    1991 72,856 0 0 0 72,856 1,000 74,039
    1992 123,552 0 0 0 123,552 0 122,853
    1993 102,374 37 0 0 102,411 0 102,491
    1994 97,418 5 0 0 97,423 0 96,001
    1995 79,597 0 0 0 79,597 0 78,847
    1996 17,598 0 0 0 17,598 5,102 21,948
    1997 12,818 0 0 0 12,818 255 27,051
    1998 46,404 0 0 0 46,404 69,204 825,836
    1999 28,021 0 0 0 28,021 20,337 56,471
    2000 38,474 250 750 0 39,474 5,734 469,628
    2001 47,318 250 43,837 0 91,405 10,587 146,926
    2002 34,448 250 37,986 0 72,684 9,063 639,941
    "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
    2001 .61 0 0 0 .61 0 .61
    2002 .598 0 0 0 .598 0 .598
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