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Environmental Release Report: KNOX County, KY
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in KNOX County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    No TRI releases were associated with this county

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    Rank counties in KENTUCKY or facilities in KNOX County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for KNOX County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
    • No data in Scorecard. For other releases or transfers, see TRI Data Summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 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 31,804 17 0 0 31,821 304,315 NA
    1989 28,328 24 0 0 28,352 238,553 NA
    1990 29,101 30 0 0 29,131 160,849 NA
    1991 36,966 19 0 0 36,985 355,811 487,431
    1992 24,201 20 0 0 24,221 308,812 543,329
    1993 20,946 0 0 0 20,946 239,239 406,888
    1994 8,155 0 0 0 8,155 130,596 286,671
    1995 6,552 0 0 0 6,552 122,104 283,995
    1996 53,055 0 0 0 53,055 225,671 429,170
    1997 50,400 0 0 0 50,400 310,117 264,283
    1998 51,172 0 0 0 51,172 69,499 120,428
    1999 0 0 0 0 0 679,882 678,867
    2000 0 0 0 0 0 432,709 432,701
    2002 0 0 0 0 0 412,815 412,818
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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