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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:BENZENE
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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 5,614 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 16,746 7
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,043
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 41,746 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,567
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 13,536 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 47,357
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 52,450 250
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 501
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 100,407 250
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4,419
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 12,330 255
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 55,423 255
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 55,415 255

    *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 73,426 0 0 0 73,426 3,491,762 NA
    1989 47,973 0 0 0 47,973 1,040,442 NA
    1990 48,850 0 0 0 48,850 1,818,905 NA
    1991 88,298 0 47 0 88,345 2,352,685 8,449,156
    1992 101,503 0 0 0 101,503 3,122,929 13,305,340
    1993 24,513 13 0 0 24,526 684,228 2,296,899
    1994 131,871 9 0 0 131,880 1,458,464 3,425,426
    1995 123,217 757 0 0 123,974 1,051,121 4,165,476
    1996 176,346 755 255 0 177,356 1,510,144 42,031,599
    1997 212,809 5 2,091 0 214,905 2,789,402 79,624,317
    1998 164,872 105 4,475 0 169,452 2,425,153 52,328,365
    1999 137,126 125 4,219 0 141,470 1,809,057 50,180,749
    2000 164,007 87 2,802 0 166,896 1,412,143 39,350,860
    2001 90,096 28 43,371 0 133,495 694,098 8,931,128
    2002 100,930 257 0 0 101,187 1,237,114 14,029,622
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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