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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 30120 (CARTERSVILLE, GA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 30120*
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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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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 9,052 1,370
    Suspected Carcinogens 35,281 584
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 919,400 21,584
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6,605 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 848,082 1,356
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 17,868,548 3,320
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 50,411 12,771
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 18,686,927 867
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 20,421,566
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 933,487 571
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5,908 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 890,243 2,173
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 20,544,518 16,040
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 20,463,275 11,671

    *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 183,818 18,950 250 0 203,018 7,649,573 NA
    1989 288,800 13,000 0 0 301,800 6,759,785 NA
    1990 142,246 17,750 0 0 159,996 5,920,288 NA
    1991 88,457 13,750 0 0 102,207 12,386,198 12,590,727
    1992 93,302 11,750 0 0 105,052 10,043,490 10,339,935
    1993 106,333 4,745 0 0 111,078 5,961,104 9,580,478
    1994 82,924 5,869 0 0 88,793 6,824,105 9,608,817
    1995 127,194 5,273 0 0 132,467 6,853,031 11,336,411
    1996 35,642 35,943 0 0 71,585 6,265,822 10,774,396
    1997 15,455 23,872 0 0 39,327 116,834 4,626,698
    1998 63,687 19,094 0 0 82,781 28,169 3,858,242
    1999 19,162,307 27,058 984,570 0 20,173,935 3,478,564 27,195,180
    2000 17,954,940 33,798 1,553,569 0 19,542,307 4,496,383 28,874,843
    2001 16,605,860 49,035 1,321,190 0 17,976,084 4,154,737 27,232,907
    2002 20,577,310 45,657 1,855,351 0 22,478,319 6,137,134 29,271,961
    "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 1.51 0 0 0 1.51 0 1.51
    2001 1.39 0 0 0 1.39 0 1.39
    2002 2.03 0 0 0 2.03 .172 2.20
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