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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 9,157 20
    Suspected Carcinogens 18 .700
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 77,638 21
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 13,724 21
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 63,914
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 17,095
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 308,887 270
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 77,620 20
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 335,223 20
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 288,811
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 83,779 21
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 226 20
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 69,230
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 372,858 250
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 340,939

    *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 190,643 0 0 0 190,643 72,250 NA
    1989 105,153 0 0 0 105,153 74,136 NA
    1990 286,759 5 0 0 286,764 52,220 NA
    1991 24,373 5 5 0 24,383 76,005 275,910
    1992 292,390 5 5 0 292,400 84,205 441,171
    1993 189,805 5 0 0 189,810 101,655 721,939
    1994 166,513 5 0 0 166,518 97,305 269,308
    1995 412,197 5 0 0 412,202 74,355 508,044
    1996 133,896 5 0 0 133,901 134,920 242,929
    1997 144,044 5 0 0 144,049 252,329 271,794
    1998 637,640 6,345 23,529 0 667,514 85,610 754,532
    1999 643,424 5,397 21,372 0 670,193 333,026 1,107,712
    2000 908,971 4,149 14,065 0 927,185 342,868 1,357,572
    2001 408,410 268 2,291 0 410,969 325,381 805,432
    2002 373,102 271 1,368 0 374,740 274,843 716,927
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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