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Environmental Release Report: CALHOUN County, SC
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CALHOUN 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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    Rank counties in SOUTH CAROLINA or facilities in CALHOUN 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 CALHOUN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 131
    Suspected Carcinogens 28,361
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 38,491 86,000
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 131
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 38,360
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 28,492
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 28,492
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 38,491
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,248,491 660
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,248,491 660
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 131
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,248,360 660
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,248,491 660
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,248,491 660

    *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 1,700,000 37,250 0 0 1,737,250 750 NA
    1989 1,700,000 14,250 0 0 1,714,250 0 NA
    1990 1,710,000 18,250 0 0 1,728,250 0 NA
    1991 4,704,601 127,745 48,970 0 4,881,316 77,160 131,816,520
    1992 4,429,770 130,156 36,227 0 4,596,153 118,135 11,801,370
    1993 3,527,196 124,926 23,027 0 3,675,149 123,890 9,664,771
    1994 3,306,027 80,970 28,153 0 3,415,150 372,685 10,061,290
    1995 3,132,351 154,787 23,743 0 3,310,881 2,435,261 12,520,736
    1996 2,632,355 189,005 24,648 0 2,846,008 378,450 8,457,234
    1997 2,556,311 203,348 40,502 0 2,800,161 1,391,082 8,460,291
    1998 2,513,498 207,279 34,900 0 2,755,677 427,709 8,610,440
    1999 1,736,316 174,600 0 0 1,910,916 19,800 2,469,716
    2000 1,603,264 162,900 0 0 1,766,164 20,653 2,477,067
    2001 1,493,429 93,640 0 0 1,587,069 33,495 2,359,324
    2002 1,248,491 86,660 0 0 1,335,151 30,651 2,025,052
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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