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

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    Rank counties in SOUTH CAROLINA or facilities in ALLENDALE 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 ALLENDALE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER 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 1,000 250
    Suspected Carcinogens 500 457
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,000 56,400
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 500 3,265
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 8,302 250
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,000 7,109
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 11,027 29,510
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 7,302
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,725 30,927
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,975 26,038
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 11,027 32,897
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 10,527 27,662

    *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 35,170 0 148,705 0 183,875 103,930 NA
    1989 11,203 0 196,530 0 207,733 1,000 NA
    1990 6,855 0 422,185 0 429,040 600 NA
    1991 5,466 0 231,170 0 236,636 474,843 1,018,689
    1992 11,577 0 496,019 0 507,596 723,944 2,429,379
    1993 16,279 0 569,090 0 585,369 917,768 4,832,810
    1994 13,593 29,480 20,876 0 63,949 1,279,500 3,909,776
    1995 4,245 253,510 11,700 0 269,455 1,047,350 1,384,307
    1996 2,186 191,704 0 0 193,890 1,309,562 1,609,131
    1997 11,246 201,950 0 0 213,196 2,643,984 1,612,910
    1998 2,629 190,443 0 0 193,072 768,200 1,070,144
    1999 4,090 130,153 0 0 134,243 770,701 1,034,799
    2000 5,012 156,406 0 0 161,418 2,785,105 1,640,188
    2001 5,101 68,184 0 0 73,285 0 155,103
    2002 11,027 84,158 0 0 95,185 0 321,562
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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