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Environmental Release Report: HARDIN County, TN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HARDIN County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Rank counties in TENNESSEE or facilities in HARDIN 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 HARDIN County

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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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    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 236,020 11,200
    Suspected Carcinogens 319,807 267
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 362,337 2,372
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 28,801 850
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,773,231 8,950
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 291,376 250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 728,146 12,950
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,802,006 9,800
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,990,406 21,767
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 250,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,006,237 89,455
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 770 850
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 547,936 80,667
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,256,591 89,872
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,248,491 26,872

    *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 798,433 9,900 1,010,186 0 1,818,519 0 NA
    1989 470,910 9,400 483 0 480,793 55,000 NA
    1990 426,737 7,000 358 0 434,095 0 NA
    1991 1,092,155 192,490 0 0 1,284,645 57 47,686,167
    1992 1,332,112 101,050 0 0 1,433,162 110 47,340,556
    1993 1,380,560 91,138 45,000 0 1,516,698 94 23,276,407
    1994 2,211,500 1,584 27,000 0 2,240,084 71 15,290,579
    1995 2,240,350 13,755 19,000 0 2,273,105 670 8,487,308
    1996 2,168,505 11,008 0 0 2,179,513 550 9,241,554
    1997 2,498,879 19,505 66,500 0 2,584,884 14,160 9,963,831
    1998 2,507,160 8,110 15,700 0 2,530,970 383 9,497,190
    1999 2,591,493 8,222 63,005 0 2,662,720 49,780 14,216,537
    2000 3,026,182 17,462 187,330 0 3,230,974 36,202 9,982,892
    2001 2,902,027 90,327 117,818 0 3,110,171 30,308 10,099,641
    2002 2,258,594 90,977 115,450 0 2,465,021 0 14,157,567
    "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 2.60 0 .0066 0 2.61 0 2.60
    2001 1.70 0 0 0 1.70 0 1.70
    2002 1.60 0 0 0 1.60 0 1.60
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