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Environmental Release Report: MUSCOGEE County, GA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MUSCOGEE 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 MUSCOGEE 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 MUSCOGEE 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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    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 32,997 15
    Suspected Carcinogens 166
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 64,463 15
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 7,309 15
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 59,533
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 38,426
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 42,944 15
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 65,911 15
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 67,485 15
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,162
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 94,339 15
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6,972 15
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 85,069
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 98,948
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 65,201

    *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 820,473 250 0 0 820,723 1,401,876 NA
    1989 1,110,938 0 799 0 1,111,737 330,320 NA
    1990 780,766 8 1,250 0 782,024 356,514 NA
    1991 541,909 103 915 0 542,927 7,967,597 18,265,365
    1992 817,316 10 1,150 0 818,476 6,704,303 17,127,335
    1993 1,098,902 9,331 13 0 1,108,246 5,429,548 19,666,374
    1994 756,740 6,071 250 0 763,061 9,083,616 24,583,603
    1995 670,714 4,297 0 0 675,011 3,112,533 26,234,273
    1996 691,844 34 5 0 691,883 6,277,645 17,014,288
    1997 400,230 38 0 0 400,268 32,392,868 26,263,866
    1998 218,773 760 17,743 0 237,276 10,601,917 17,215,674
    1999 162,537 511 1,010 0 164,058 8,885,816 13,318,734
    2000 156,507 501 1,108 0 158,116 10,059,759 14,170,265
    2001 82,879 299 1,901 0 85,079 7,023,333 9,529,544
    2002 99,735 15 1,143 .129 100,893 4,095,432 17,217,181
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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