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

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    Rank counties in TENNESSEE or facilities in CUMBERLAND 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 CUMBERLAND County

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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:CHROMIUM 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 7,801
    Suspected Carcinogens 184
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 21,060
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 54,321
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 7,801
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 219
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 62,306
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 62,122
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 62,122
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 21,060
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 62,341
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 54,505

    *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 65,395 0 0 0 65,395 4,900 NA
    1989 69,459 0 0 0 69,459 4,900 NA
    1990 559,941 10 0 0 559,951 4,600 NA
    1991 178,877 15 0 0 178,892 14,438 64,003
    1992 122,719 20 0 0 122,739 10,299 51,488
    1993 23,885 0 0 0 23,885 9,000 32,414
    1994 25,387 5 0 0 25,392 75,524 33,717
    1995 12,828 0 0 0 12,828 5,405 19,056
    1996 9,673 5 0 0 9,678 62,870 72,284
    1997 8,932 0 0 0 8,932 53,922 36,780
    1998 24,870 0 0 0 24,870 29,272 57,500
    1999 26,106 0 0 0 26,106 25,652 373,846
    2000 51,921 0 9,286 0 61,207 26,349 2,302,994
    2001 47,959 0 0 0 47,959 10 2,349,314
    2002 62,341 0 0 0 62,341 47,160 2,805,876
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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