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Environmental Release Report: FRANKLIN County, TN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in FRANKLIN 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:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in TENNESSEE or facilities in FRANKLIN 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 FRANKLIN 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: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 114
    Suspected Carcinogens 910
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 210,823
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 81,747
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 129,265
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 114
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 115,411
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 211,591
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 211,685
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 212,089
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 94
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 210,918
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 211,970
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 190,971

    *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 191,126 0 0 0 191,126 1,000 NA
    1989 155,637 0 0 0 155,637 4,754 NA
    1990 87,458 0 0 0 87,458 2,100 NA
    1991 107,740 0 0 0 107,740 8,700 131,220
    1992 180,410 0 0 0 180,410 49,517 229,071
    1993 270,810 0 0 0 270,810 57,588 355,300
    1994 422,678 0 0 0 422,678 113,408 552,831
    1995 434,741 0 0 0 434,741 117,383 542,307
    1996 220,914 0 0 0 220,914 58,450 299,690
    1997 330,765 0 0 0 330,765 130,800 397,133
    1998 259,409 0 0 0 259,409 62,238 322,571
    1999 249,592 0 0 0 249,592 79,976 330,210
    2000 346,014 0 0 0 346,014 111,794 422,906
    2001 254,786 0 0 0 254,786 84,172 337,189
    2002 212,089 0 0 0 212,089 131,396 343,187
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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