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Environmental Release Report: NEWTON County, GA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in NEWTON 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):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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 NEWTON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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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 17,545
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,118
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 256,271
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 237,885
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 18,778
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,908
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 257,477
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 255,655
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 256,663
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 259,214
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 17,545
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 239,118
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 269,922
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 260,645

    *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 599,955 0 0 0 599,955 101,481 NA
    1989 593,167 0 0 0 593,167 89,022 NA
    1990 507,871 0 0 0 507,871 74,881 NA
    1991 330,672 0 0 0 330,672 182,516 790,421
    1992 286,029 0 0 0 286,029 271,434 630,727
    1993 237,176 0 0 0 237,176 296,349 890,479
    1994 223,515 0 0 0 223,515 222,003 847,633
    1995 252,223 0 0 0 252,223 372,897 1,185,833
    1996 191,270 0 0 0 191,270 345,605 1,122,295
    1997 242,978 0 0 0 242,978 417,924 1,057,564
    1998 263,361 0 0 0 263,361 63,945 1,028,913
    1999 256,377 0 1,754 0 258,131 63,818 868,133
    2000 352,851 0 773 0 353,624 92,789 1,058,756
    2001 257,599 0 0 0 257,599 95,615 1,030,735
    2002 270,263 0 0 0 270,263 36,520 917,735
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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