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Environmental Release Report: MARLBORO County, SC
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MARLBORO 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 MARLBORO 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 MARLBORO 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
    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)
    Recognized Carcinogens 176,881 1,997
    Suspected Carcinogens 95 9
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 73,306 203
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 32,554 103
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 340,326 13,690
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,951
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 262,622 9,858
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 372,176 13,841
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 638,792 22,305
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 44,145
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 619,457 45,683
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 188 103
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 316,277 31,808
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 663,811 53,409
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 663,703 32,763

    *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 4,845 453,635 0 0 458,480 750 NA
    1989 33,535 18,375 0 0 51,910 12,600 NA
    1990 28,436 6,351 0 0 34,787 11,454 NA
    1991 372,757 6,518 45 0 379,320 250 8,632,599
    1992 415,070 14,099 0 0 429,169 5,072 10,549,270
    1993 516,474 13,549 0 0 530,023 151,571 8,728,856
    1994 905,130 92,240 250 0 997,620 140,023 10,230,003
    1995 1,253,233 73,269 286 0 1,326,788 142,701 8,480,751
    1996 748,986 65,593 0 0 814,579 0 6,714,770
    1997 657,188 92,794 5,215 0 755,197 0 6,271,308
    1998 1,271,857 122,818 196 0 1,394,871 0 8,609,795
    1999 1,059,447 92,525 251 0 1,152,223 0 13,051,545
    2000 808,108 100,085 195 0 908,388 0 10,144,732
    2001 829,394 63,744 271 0 893,408 90 11,948,078
    2002 664,210 63,069 0 0 727,279 96 11,845,255
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .6194 4.57 0 0 5.19 0 12.75
    2001 .5541 0 0 0 .5541 0 .5541
    2002 .4816 0 0 0 .4816 0 .4816
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