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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 29620 (ABBEVILLE, SC)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 29620*
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 Carcinogens 3,082
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 4,510 250
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 4,510 2,703
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4,510 250
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,510 250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 4,510 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,510 879
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,910 629

    *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
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 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 75,000 260 0 0 75,260 2,395 NA
    1989 51,976 4,573 0 0 56,549 13,565 NA
    1990 21,060 4,511 0 0 25,571 13,258 NA
    1991 18,970 5,500 0 0 24,470 2,994,245 3,077,350
    1992 19,097 4,800 0 0 23,897 2,628,709 2,673,893
    1993 38,150 2,450 0 0 40,600 2,630,348 2,701,037
    1994 29,229 2,150 0 0 31,379 4,395,608 4,433,318
    1995 35,923 2,450 0 0 38,373 4,163,230 3,072,539
    1996 14,827 2,650 0 0 17,477 2,984,797 3,002,331
    1997 15,483 2,950 4,600 0 23,033 6,150,008 3,095,824
    1998 15,153 3,664 0 0 18,817 3,030,466 3,046,940
    1999 36,823 3,103 0 0 39,926 2,147,068 2,186,360
    2000 6,445 3,596 0 0 10,041 2,381,867 2,391,132
    2001 6,891 2,615 0 0 9,506 2,354,211 4,990,259
    2002 11,420 3,332 0 0 14,752 609,566 1,239,443
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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