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Environmental Release Report: CHEATHAM County, TN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CHEATHAM 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 CHEATHAM 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 CHEATHAM County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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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 8,648 250
    Suspected Carcinogens 216,990 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 473,385 500
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 16,805
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 331,031 500
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 220,802
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 313,654 255
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 283,065 255
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 363,063 260
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 514,317 307
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 104
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 377,093 312
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 456,629 562
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 358,834 293

    *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 17,500 2,500 250 0 20,250 2,500 NA
    1989 20,454 2,500 0 0 22,954 2,500 NA
    1990 20,250 2,500 0 0 22,750 2,500 NA
    1991 691,015 26,000 24,555 0 741,570 269,707 2,844,849
    1992 617,952 28,000 13,006 0 658,958 476,700 3,021,737
    1993 616,002 28,000 13,006 0 657,008 466,670 3,048,676
    1994 350,875 5 0 0 350,880 12,481 589,369
    1995 502,411 5 0 0 502,416 29,305 775,611
    1996 546,333 308 0 0 546,641 160,432 938,870
    1997 559,285 272 0 0 559,557 358,668 978,540
    1998 614,294 127 0 0 614,421 141,099 985,640
    1999 744,279 650 0 0 744,929 145,134 1,008,751
    2000 529,864 135 0 0 529,999 102,578 772,726
    2001 473,674 255 0 0 473,929 68,355 612,123
    2002 526,736 600 0 0 527,336 181,365 743,574
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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