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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TOLUENE
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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 24
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 11,037
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 11,013
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 14,358
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 11,037
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 25,371
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 25,371
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 25,371
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 24
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 11,013
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 25,371
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 25,371

    *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 65,142 0 0 0 65,142 0 NA
    1989 34,050 0 1,470 0 35,520 62,200 NA
    1990 45,548 0 0 0 45,548 0 NA
    1991 109,397 0 0 0 109,397 128,700 429,940
    1992 11,036 0 0 0 11,036 93,200 332,697
    1993 143,645 0 0 0 143,645 92,300 461,720
    1994 170,598 0 0 0 170,598 94,600 492,533
    1995 289,534 0 0 0 289,534 87,854 588,564
    1996 319,278 0 0 0 319,278 151,074 754,253
    1997 218,822 0 0 0 218,822 236,000 615,797
    1998 159,313 0 0 0 159,313 208,000 766,293
    1999 82,286 0 0 0 82,286 236,000 813,271
    2000 42,308 0 0 0 42,308 245,250 783,808
    2001 29,389 0 0 0 29,389 191,200 615,489
    2002 25,371 0 0 0 25,371 217,300 661,971
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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