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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 30354 (ATLANTA, GA)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 30354*
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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:LEAD
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    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)
    Recognized Carcinogens 41,445
    Suspected Carcinogens 420
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 653,163
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 23,264
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 558,774
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 41,445
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 222,328
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 581,460
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 733,203
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 796,600
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 45
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 440,043
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 797,253
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 582,083

    *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 2,167,832 0 0 0 2,167,832 182,008 NA
    1989 2,092,812 0 0 0 2,092,812 88,642 NA
    1990 2,550,948 40 0 0 2,550,988 112,198 NA
    1991 2,306,462 0 0 0 2,306,462 1,166,334 4,204,304
    1992 2,721,100 0 0 0 2,721,100 1,469,354 4,878,872
    1993 2,620,948 0 0 0 2,620,948 2,259,018 5,753,856
    1994 2,602,762 0 0 0 2,602,762 3,433,788 6,659,964
    1995 755,931 0 0 0 755,931 1,132,935 2,045,571
    1996 976,135 0 0 0 976,135 579,595 1,701,861
    1997 755,269 0 0 0 755,269 629,280 1,238,161
    1998 901,543 0 0 0 901,543 326,589 1,410,402
    1999 803,832 0 0 0 803,832 405,090 1,258,173
    2000 827,456 0 0 0 827,456 505,548 1,441,211
    2001 580,885 0 0 0 580,885 550,433 1,198,871
    2002 797,255 0 0 0 797,255 441,261 1,340,674
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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