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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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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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    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 9
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,493
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 9
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 44,371
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,479
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 44,380
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 42,901
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 44,375
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 9
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 44,371
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 42,887

    *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 1,321,380 0 0 0 1,321,380 0 NA
    1989 1,383,961 0 0 0 1,383,961 14,200 NA
    1990 1,068,962 0 0 0 1,068,962 2,850 NA
    1991 1,009,148 0 0 0 1,009,148 16,885 1,029,555
    1992 692,159 0 0 0 692,159 21,948 717,800
    1993 315,108 0 0 0 315,108 58,039 1,074,428
    1994 312,400 0 0 0 312,400 38,430 1,177,378
    1995 127,955 0 0 0 127,955 40,930 166,951
    1996 125,080 0 0 0 125,080 45,000 169,078
    1997 122,960 0 0 0 122,960 105,000 172,918
    1998 99,532 0 0 0 99,532 32,000 142,543
    1999 110,193 0 0 0 110,193 27,000 140,383
    2000 102,253 0 0 0 102,253 37,000 151,916
    2001 113,310 0 36,052 0 149,362 35,770 194,936
    2002 44,380 0 409 0 44,789 12,650 58,258
    "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 .1556 0 .01199 0 .1676 0 .168
    2001 .1617 0 .05163 0 .2134 0 .213
    2002 .1384 0 .04266 0 .1811 0 .181
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