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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 241,515
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 490,141
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 121,388
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 160,303
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 243,800
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 161,612
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 484,557
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 484,494 33
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 529,985 33
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 507,292 33
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 527,445 340
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 172,143

    *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 1,128,365 0 0 0 1,128,365 31,884 NA
    1989 1,370,070 0 0 0 1,370,070 26,189 NA
    1990 2,085,459 15 20 5 2,085,499 124,573 NA
    1991 1,794,346 0 0 0 1,794,346 275,058 2,346,893
    1992 1,663,119 0 0 0 1,663,119 324,080 2,380,379
    1993 1,614,743 0 0 0 1,614,743 508,417 2,384,628
    1994 1,521,582 0 0 0 1,521,582 684,147 2,407,366
    1995 1,580,172 0 0 0 1,580,172 1,094,807 2,843,929
    1996 1,548,556 0 0 0 1,548,556 792,634 2,489,802
    1997 1,824,772 0 0 0 1,824,772 1,246,904 2,742,360
    1998 1,886,322 35 0 0 1,886,357 668,140 2,790,393
    1999 1,896,376 42 0 0 1,896,418 58,694 2,272,511
    2000 1,645,467 37 0 0 1,645,504 385,620 2,356,984
    2001 1,276,565 21 9,930 0 1,286,516 1,574,933 2,969,060
    2002 530,525 340 170,634 0 701,499 1,972,372 2,699,547
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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