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Environmental Release Report: MERIWETHER County, GA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MERIWETHER 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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    Rank counties in GEORGIA or facilities in MERIWETHER 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 MERIWETHER 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 427
    Suspected Carcinogens 22,962
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 23,386
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 427
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 22,959
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 22,973
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 23,389
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 23,389
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 23,389
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 23,386
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 427
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 22,962
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 22,977
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 22,977

    *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 204,300 0 500 0 204,800 500 NA
    1989 195,440 0 0 0 195,440 7 NA
    1990 247,299 6 0 0 247,305 35 NA
    1991 234,700 1 0 0 234,701 72,057 306,838
    1992 122,146 1 0 0 122,147 56,263 182,923
    1993 20,895 0 0 0 20,895 10,875 31,770
    1994 143,455 0 0 0 143,455 0 90,648
    1995 61,850 0 0 0 61,850 0 61,850
    1996 73,332 0 0 0 73,332 0 73,332
    1997 72,990 0 0 0 72,990 0 72,990
    1998 68,586 0 0 0 68,586 0 68,586
    1999 67,523 0 0 0 67,523 0 67,523
    2000 52,561 0 0 0 52,561 0 52,561
    2001 52,297 0 285 0 52,582 0 55,207
    2002 23,389 0 115 0 23,504 0 23,504
    "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 .09811 0 .00664 0 .1048 0 .105
    2001 .203 0 .05125 0 .2543 0 .203
    2002 .1582 0 0 0 .1582 0 .158
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