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

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    *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 FAYETTE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MALEIC ANHYDRIDE
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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)
    Suspected Carcinogens 42,125
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 43,159
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 43,378
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 41,937
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 45,362
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 42,020
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 45,798
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 45,798
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 43,159
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 50,556
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 45,476

    *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 133,415 0 57,600 0 191,015 46,942 NA
    1989 30,388 0 0 0 30,388 9 NA
    1990 124,436 0 0 0 124,436 15 NA
    1991 162,370 0 0 0 162,370 17,105 128,878
    1992 39,210 0 0 0 39,210 14,255 46,619
    1993 119,766 0 0 0 119,766 27,589 198,292
    1994 84,410 0 0 0 84,410 25,207 107,785
    1995 64,637 0 0 0 64,637 51,430 104,140
    1996 85,931 0 0 0 85,931 15,064 97,110
    1997 77,911 0 0 0 77,911 205,452 96,416
    1998 95,601 20 0 0 95,621 13,726 100,501
    1999 106,670 30 0 0 106,700 17,853 209,645
    2000 79,695 15 10 0 79,720 17,989 219,382
    2001 66,111 0 0 0 66,111 21,031 233,807
    2002 52,117 0 0 0 52,117 19,275 270,007
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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