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Environmental Release Report: ABBEVILLE County, SC
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ABBEVILLE 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 ABBEVILLE 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 Carcinogens 3,082
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 4,510 250
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 4,510 2,703
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4,510 250
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,510 250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 4,510 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,510 879
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,910 629

    *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 75,029 261 0 0 75,290 2,395 NA
    1989 64,716 5,323 0 0 70,039 13,565 NA
    1990 44,146 10,511 0 0 54,657 13,258 NA
    1991 38,170 11,050 0 0 49,220 2,994,245 3,112,850
    1992 29,577 11,225 0 0 40,802 2,628,709 2,697,098
    1993 72,805 7,651 0 0 80,456 2,630,348 2,805,973
    1994 48,729 8,142 0 0 56,871 4,395,608 4,514,718
    1995 48,070 2,450 0 0 50,520 4,163,230 3,084,639
    1996 14,827 2,650 0 0 17,477 2,984,797 3,002,331
    1997 15,483 2,950 4,600 0 23,033 6,150,008 3,095,824
    1998 15,153 3,664 0 0 18,817 3,030,466 3,046,940
    1999 36,823 3,103 0 0 39,926 2,147,068 2,186,360
    2000 6,445 3,596 0 0 10,041 2,381,867 2,391,132
    2001 6,891 2,615 0 0 9,506 2,354,211 4,990,259
    2002 11,420 3,332 0 0 14,752 609,566 1,239,443
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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