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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 30344 (ATLANTA, GA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 30344*
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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
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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 15,145 102
    Suspected Carcinogens 3 8
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 137,561 30
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 63,368
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 71,508 22
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 11,427 22
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 113,224 102
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 134,876 22
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 164,878 30
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 173,062 102
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 627
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 161,840 30
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 169,428 30
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 167,059 110

    *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 214,594 0 0 0 214,594 3,945,926 NA
    1989 194,316 0 0 0 194,316 5,372,392 NA
    1990 222,596 500 500 0 223,596 33,680 NA
    1991 117,426 755 250 0 118,431 4,775,200 21,935,044
    1992 224,144 755 5 0 224,904 769,114 19,672,305
    1993 197,861 755 0 0 198,616 880,557 20,298,752
    1994 220,094 5 0 0 220,099 927,864 1,235,612
    1995 122,911 5 0 0 122,916 979,453 1,185,763
    1996 150,725 5 0 0 150,730 372,999 613,266
    1997 155,129 5 0 0 155,134 1,986,478 1,698,648
    1998 180,006 5 0 0 180,011 267,847 1,160,686
    1999 182,026 5 0 0 182,031 62,465 887,089
    2000 162,859 17 0 0 162,876 918,785 1,090,399
    2001 148,947 0 0 0 148,947 656,480 805,921
    2002 173,145 110 0 0 173,256 198,046 358,263
    "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 0 7.79 0 0 7.79 11.81 2,868
    2001 0 19.32 0 0 19.32 20.41 87.20
    2002 0 9.81 0 0 9.81 205 77.10
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