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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 2,949 2
    Suspected Carcinogens 17,848
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 344,721 252
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 217,423 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 206,246
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 25,616 252
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 330,952 502
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 419,526 257
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 419,454 2
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 425,922 252
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 500 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 338,888
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 426,478 1,007
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 413,652 252

    *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 150,592 750 750 0 152,092 389,041 NA
    1989 750,872 1,250 750 0 752,872 418,237 NA
    1990 966,291 500 0 0 966,791 354,590 NA
    1991 452,954 35 0 0 452,989 481,590 2,496,606
    1992 290,515 509 0 0 291,024 447,664 2,162,092
    1993 403,617 518 0 0 404,135 535,665 3,190,836
    1994 317,878 1,010 0 0 318,888 517,978 3,202,009
    1995 128,122 765 0 0 128,887 421,753 2,814,605
    1996 78,848 765 0 0 79,613 541,941 2,889,965
    1997 71,264 760 0 0 72,024 630,631 1,966,979
    1998 129,051 1,030 0 0 130,081 203,903 2,747,646
    1999 276,949 1,280 25,036 0 303,265 554,067 3,444,701
    2000 232,333 1,015 0 0 233,348 365,828 2,966,576
    2001 404,593 1,256 0 0 405,849 312,296 2,634,335
    2002 426,978 1,007 0 0 427,985 1,243,132 3,044,972
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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