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Environmental Release Report: HAMBLEN County, TN
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HAMBLEN 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 HAMBLEN 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 HAMBLEN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 56,518
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,985
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 18,174,149 500
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 17,847,995 .200
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 268,341
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 17,769,589 .200
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 584,042 3,446
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 404,993 515
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 18,564,361 14,720
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 408,049
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 18,207,645 14,878
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 17,710,309 .200
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 421,048 14,378
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 18,575,810 18,339
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 18,521,671 14,720

    *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 17,254,275 11,400 1,754,975 0 19,020,650 502,404 NA
    1989 26,715,140 15,400 1,736,100 0 28,466,640 570,935 NA
    1990 25,115,866 16,180 2,398,340 10 27,530,396 575,224 NA
    1991 21,548,600 30,985 1,533,300 0 23,112,885 830,314 33,851,664
    1992 22,246,413 27,521 139,200 0 22,413,134 2,123,014 31,952,562
    1993 24,251,620 21,970 237,500 0 24,511,090 2,318,305 39,662,286
    1994 23,602,103 20,815 136,600 0 23,759,518 2,190,540 42,569,836
    1995 25,295,229 31,136 136,200 0 25,462,565 1,607,123 37,364,424
    1996 20,073,951 25,619 465,492 0 20,565,062 927,005 30,291,712
    1997 18,682,727 19,609 444,800 0 19,147,136 991,351 27,374,182
    1998 18,755,309 20,217 361,500 0 19,137,026 475,549 28,688,848
    1999 15,113,604 16,075 255,750 0 15,385,429 469,248 25,344,124
    2000 18,818,495 16,846 345,023 0 19,180,364 609,353 31,297,970
    2001 3,381,572 15,860 426,245 0 3,823,677 659,152 28,290,641
    2002 18,576,632 18,339 426,331 0 19,021,302 457,569 30,215,565
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .277 0 0 0 .277 0 .277
    2001 .271 0 0 0 .271 0 .271
    2002 .298 0 0 0 .298 0 .298
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