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Environmental Release Report: BRADLEY County, TN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BRADLEY County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in TENNESSEE or facilities in BRADLEY 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 BRADLEY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 542
    Suspected Carcinogens 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 160,036 24
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 43,249 19
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 18,667 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 14,498 14
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 43,746 269
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 154,033 24
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 275,013 24
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 18
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 287,779 269
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 537
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 176,806 274
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 289,360 524
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 275,513 19

    *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
    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 823,943 1,636 137,067 0 962,646 693,782 NA
    1989 689,483 1,525 201,681 0 892,689 537,276 NA
    1990 618,380 50 4,335 0 622,765 442,181 NA
    1991 601,551 47 2,665 0 604,263 597,628 6,288,882
    1992 565,650 47 3,485 0 569,182 519,336 4,733,050
    1993 406,130 26 32,448 0 438,604 787,193 5,618,104
    1994 364,973 53 443 0 365,469 579,673 5,305,138
    1995 529,281 47 976 0 530,304 259,642 5,173,595
    1996 1,380,885 58 534 0 1,381,477 589,367 6,148,391
    1997 343,658 2,327 661 0 346,646 1,005,038 2,514,860
    1998 389,474 15 25,364 0 414,853 378,661 7,476,397
    1999 366,158 518 1,018 0 367,694 540,684 1,433,754
    2000 313,334 517 789 0 314,640 1,189,261 1,012,082
    2001 186,643 518 1,126 0 188,287 414,438 593,916
    2002 289,360 524 1,022 0 290,906 279,556 6,951,206
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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