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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROFORM
    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 118,690 10,853
    Suspected Carcinogens 220 37
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 102,424 40,527
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 430 430
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,559,632 142,773
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 33,000 43
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 85,690 10,810
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,560,537 143,723
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,792,677 155,720
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 93,580
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,869,954 267,590
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 430 430
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 383,602 125,110
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,963,349 267,017
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,928,359 157,154

    *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 1,191,859 20,510 19,246 0 1,231,615 358,471 NA
    1989 1,352,953 33,170 11,206 0 1,397,329 57,947 NA
    1990 1,266,751 13,660 6,455 0 1,286,866 59,404 NA
    1991 1,092,194 14,600 7,149 0 1,113,943 44,551 86,011,991
    1992 1,037,458 12,730 1,516 0 1,051,704 52,211 23,570,309
    1993 894,330 95,180 1,472 0 990,982 62,689 21,721,572
    1994 1,176,259 7,760 24,237 0 1,208,256 64,960 44,107,044
    1995 966,340 49,455 191 0 1,015,986 61,148 28,067,553
    1996 1,037,720 10,151 0 0 1,047,871 410 26,714,504
    1997 1,077,523 10,617 0 0 1,088,140 122,116 25,665,277
    1998 1,068,875 144,660 5,150 0 1,218,685 2,749 30,494,952
    1999 1,119,389 187,802 5,320 0 1,312,511 3,020 24,036,261
    2000 1,222,196 204,521 4,187 0 1,430,904 1,250 34,882,933
    2001 1,375,734 217,622 3,128 0 1,596,485 10,330 33,602,844
    2002 2,964,120 307,147 60,041 0 3,331,308 320 33,506,370
    "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 1.57 0 1.40 0 2.97 0 2.97
    2001 .5737 0 .7588 0 1.33 0 1.33
    2002 .5993 0 .6285 0 1.23 0 1.23
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