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Environmental Release Report: TOOMBS County, GA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in TOOMBS County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):

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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 TOOMBS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 20
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 20
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 20
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 20
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 20
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 20

    *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 0 0 0 0 0 3,090 NA
    1989 32,750 0 0 0 32,750 12,654 NA
    1990 34,500 0 0 0 34,500 17,235 NA
    1991 20,400 0 0 0 20,400 9,911 75,560
    1992 20,820 0 0 0 20,820 10,562 65,151
    1993 12,000 0 0 0 12,000 9,231 62,581
    1994 17,000 0 0 0 17,000 36,832 53,832
    1995 22,255 0 0 0 22,255 28,220 50,242
    1996 28,010 5 0 0 28,015 41,364 69,365
    1997 37,010 5 0 0 37,015 73,478 78,397
    1998 46,010 5 0 0 46,015 82,110 128,120
    1999 38,016 5 0 0 38,021 92,485 130,120
    2000 9,214 5 0 0 9,219 75,255 84,474
    2001 2,120 5 0 0 2,125 225,761 227,902
    2002 20 0 0 0 20 155,521 155,541
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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