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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 60,580
    Suspected Carcinogens 126,985
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,237,362 1,153
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 85,167
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 849,118
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 187,473
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 487,530
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 934,285
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,169,372 960
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,249,201 1,173
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 924,143 1,173
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,249,199 1,173
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,125,937 960

    *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 2,419,163 1,100 0 0 2,420,263 165,788 NA
    1989 2,299,106 1,000 0 0 2,300,106 159,588 NA
    1990 2,221,143 1,000 0 0 2,222,143 173,931 NA
    1991 2,440,432 750 0 0 2,441,182 638,837 4,137,945
    1992 2,333,629 1,185 0 0 2,334,814 718,872 4,635,097
    1993 2,053,664 1,255 0 0 2,054,919 668,131 4,523,603
    1994 2,737,420 1,260 0 0 2,738,680 715,259 6,450,185
    1995 2,092,900 1,260 0 0 2,094,160 804,099 6,464,772
    1996 2,150,689 1,260 1,162 0 2,153,111 244,158 5,082,558
    1997 2,416,635 1,255 1,162 0 2,419,052 493,502 4,677,800
    1998 1,989,432 1,255 0 0 1,990,687 337,839 4,062,156
    1999 1,582,469 1,250 0 0 1,583,719 194,610 3,405,612
    2000 1,552,970 500 0 0 1,553,470 115,162 3,208,264
    2001 1,175,338 564 0 0 1,175,902 302,195 2,313,972
    2002 1,249,202 2,326 0 0 1,251,528 325,587 2,600,620
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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