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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 30341 (ATLANTA, GA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 30341*
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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:NICKEL COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE
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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 52,797 9
    Suspected Carcinogens .100
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,091,797 9
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 86,906 9
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 617,491
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 52,546
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 482,175 36
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 704,040 9
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 849,586 9
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,212,886 9
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 106 9
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 591,991
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,204,115 27
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 819,937

    *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 57,378 0 0 0 57,378 13,838 NA
    1989 16,511 0 1,500 0 18,011 10,326 NA
    1990 23,153 0 0 0 23,153 8,052 NA
    1991 7,205 0 0 0 7,205 8,920 16,545
    1992 7,491 0 0 0 7,491 13,619 21,766
    1993 10,081 0 0 0 10,081 35,030 49,372
    1994 10,137 0 0 0 10,137 33,608 48,447
    1995 10,002 0 0 0 10,002 30,876 44,124
    1996 5,931 0 0 0 5,931 31,630 40,843
    1997 4,000 0 0 0 4,000 515 4,127
    1998 4,805 0 0 0 4,805 515 4,924
    1999 2,063,009 33 0 0 2,063,042 1,156,843 3,468,492
    2000 1,539,592 35 0 0 1,539,627 532,288 2,289,264
    2001 1,072,521 30 0 0 1,072,551 726,742 2,034,530
    2002 1,213,155 36 0 0 1,213,191 673,046 2,109,720
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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