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Environmental Release Report: CLARENDON County, SC
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CLARENDON 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 CLARENDON 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:METHANOL
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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)
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 130,889
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 130,889
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 130,889
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 130,889
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 130,889
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 130,889

    *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 375,610 0 500 0 376,110 0 NA
    1989 282,336 0 0 0 282,336 9,478 NA
    1990 345,850 0 0 0 345,850 12,781 NA
    1991 256,847 0 0 0 256,847 97,644 354,297
    1992 293,375 0 0 0 293,375 76,270 381,623
    1993 305,037 0 0 0 305,037 65,720 383,377
    1994 284,468 0 0 0 284,468 111,470 406,577
    1995 316,755 0 0 0 316,755 149,391 466,141
    1996 230,384 0 0 0 230,384 99,950 341,367
    1997 130,349 0 0 0 130,349 98,045 199,043
    1998 108,577 0 0 0 108,577 24,855 151,431
    1999 115,665 0 0 0 115,665 17,332 132,994
    2000 123,816 0 0 0 123,816 32,160 155,976
    2001 120,270 0 0 0 120,270 13,478 133,748
    2002 130,889 0 55 0 130,944 16,705 147,649
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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