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

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    Rank counties in SOUTH CAROLINA or facilities in BAMBERG 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 BAMBERG County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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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:AMMONIA
    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 Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5,442
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 5,442
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5,442
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,442
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,442

    *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 88,250 0 0 0 88,250 210,216 NA
    1989 98,250 0 0 0 98,250 39,851 NA
    1990 82,800 0 0 0 82,800 51,913 NA
    1991 82,940 0 0 0 82,940 79,004 174,703
    1992 107,027 0 0 0 107,027 157,041 225,619
    1993 64,463 0 0 0 64,463 114,198 113,829
    1994 89,452 0 0 0 89,452 126,168 214,571
    1995 64,272 0 0 0 64,272 143,115 254,895
    1996 9,445 0 0 0 9,445 83,685 133,053
    1997 736 0 0 0 736 96,387 126,389
    1998 350 0 0 0 350 61,973 88,581
    1999 677 0 0 0 677 116,325 152,720
    2000 3,468 0 0 0 3,468 76,662 115,357
    2001 4,072 0 0 0 4,072 109,494 144,107
    2002 5,442 0 0 0 5,442 74,358 120,577
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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