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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 1,345 2,394
    Suspected Carcinogens 18,858 1,544
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 679,997 3,511
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,351
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 661,781 3,121
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 13,909,081 3,012
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 19,662 19,350
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 14,582,443 1,126
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 15,211,574 390
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 679,772 1,326
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 408
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 679,104 2,975
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 15,217,621 20,759
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 15,215,726 7,733

    *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 11,400 1,300 0 0 12,700 0 NA
    1989 589 1,344 0 0 1,933 0 NA
    1990 1,183 1,344 0 0 2,527 0 NA
    1991 1,143 1,080 0 0 2,223 0 2,223
    1992 1,292 0 0 0 1,292 0 1,292
    1993 858 0 0 0 858 0 858
    1994 1,800 0 0 0 1,800 0 1,800
    1995 394 0 190 0 584 193 394
    1996 1,267 22,000 0 0 23,267 20 23,281
    1997 874 0 0 0 874 866 874
    1998 8,917,795 26,293 5,006,931 0 13,951,019 752 13,951,022
    1999 6,549,760 26,014 5,499,531 0 12,075,305 506 12,075,309
    2000 8,242,609 28,315 4,811,409 0 13,082,333 18 13,082,338
    2001 8,389,937 28,651 3,381,183 0 11,799,771 52 11,799,772
    2002 15,222,163 27,411 2,452,749 0 17,702,324 33 17,702,389
    "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 1.63 0 0 0 1.63 0 1.63
    2001 1.41 0 0 0 1.41 0 1.41
    2002 1.51 0 0 0 1.51 0 1.51
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