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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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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 821
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,616
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 821
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,616
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 73,727
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 73,727
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 72,111
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 73,727
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 73,727

    *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 27,360 839 0 0 28,199 5,740 NA
    1989 18,185 893 0 0 19,078 6,813 NA
    1990 18,435 453 0 0 18,888 3,489 NA
    1991 2,585 0 0 0 2,585 1,342 4,015
    1992 75,080 0 0 0 75,080 1,010 76,038
    1993 89,735 0 0 0 89,735 850 91,168
    1994 89,440 0 0 0 89,440 1,084 90,620
    1995 103,940 0 0 0 103,940 670 106,430
    1996 104,127 0 0 0 104,127 816 104,750
    1997 91,543 0 0 0 91,543 906 92,310
    1998 88,377 0 0 0 88,377 882 89,053
    1999 71,831 0 0 0 71,831 1,201 73,842
    2000 73,931 0 0 0 73,931 764 74,854
    2001 73,666 0 0 0 73,666 12,748 74,011
    2002 73,727 0 0 0 73,727 725 74,709
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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