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

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in TENNESSEE or facilities in HANCOCK 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 HANCOCK County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 3
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 551
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 503
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 48
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 503
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 551
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 551
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 503
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 548
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 551
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 503

    *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
    1992 0 0 0 0 0 750 2,906
    1993 250 0 0 0 250 17,095 7,261
    1994 250 0 0 0 250 13,067 12,158
    1995 1,250 0 0 0 1,250 16,837 17,065
    1996 1,250 0 0 0 1,250 16,603 16,688
    1997 750 0 0 0 750 42,220 21,189
    1998 31,282 0 0 0 31,282 21,423 52,619
    1999 26,758 0 0 0 26,758 10,794 41,187
    2000 12,386 0 0 0 12,386 9,186 22,202
    2001 560 0 0 0 560 16,313 47,404
    2002 551 0 0 0 551 15,102 23,303
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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