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Environmental Release Report: LEE County, SC
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LEE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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 LEE 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:N-BUTYL ALCOHOL
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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 Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 362,544
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 216,588
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 216,544
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 362,544
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 44
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 362,544
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 216,588
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 362,544
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 146,000

    *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 510,483 0 0 0 510,483 500 NA
    1989 492,001 135 0 0 492,136 500 NA
    1990 552,558 0 0 0 552,558 500 NA
    1991 478,569 0 0 0 478,569 28,813 1,086,872
    1992 392,316 0 0 0 392,316 2,142 838,374
    1993 340,782 0 0 0 340,782 2,001 867,503
    1994 389,846 0 0 0 389,846 1,203 451,669
    1995 375,686 0 0 0 375,686 4,193 438,605
    1996 361,262 0 0 0 361,262 2,596 405,199
    1997 414,736 0 0 0 414,736 3,211 433,213
    1998 386,987 0 0 0 386,987 5,566 445,081
    1999 312,443 0 0 0 312,443 132 358,304
    2000 365,278 0 0 0 365,278 43 402,910
    2001 406,507 0 0 0 406,507 102 450,480
    2002 362,544 0 0 0 362,544 72 406,298
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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