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Environmental Release Report: JASPER County, GA
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in JASPER 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):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in GEORGIA or facilities in JASPER 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 JASPER 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 16,520
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 62
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 62
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 209,507
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 16,520
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 209,569
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 228,875
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 228,957
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 62
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 19,388
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 228,895
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 228,813

    *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 184,000 0 0 0 184,000 0 NA
    1989 130,800 0 0 0 130,800 0 NA
    1990 168,060 0 0 0 168,060 0 NA
    1991 163,640 0 2,900 0 166,540 140 166,680
    1992 181,120 0 3,850 0 184,970 30 184,970
    1993 209,460 0 0 0 209,460 0 209,460
    1994 267,593 0 0 0 267,593 0 266,845
    1995 219,506 0 0 0 219,506 0 219,506
    1996 194,889 0 0 0 194,889 0 196,194
    1997 224,339 0 0 0 224,339 0 224,339
    1998 228,946 0 0 0 228,946 0 228,946
    1999 333,968 0 0 0 333,968 0 333,969
    2000 272,524 0 0 0 272,524 0 272,524
    2001 254,172 0 40,874 0 295,046 0 294,914
    2002 228,957 0 39,450 0 268,407 0 268,407
    "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
    2000 .169 0 .013 0 .182 0 .182
    2001 .177 0 .057 0 .234 0 .234
    2002 .171 0 .055 0 .226 0 .226
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