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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 341 19
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,351 260
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 626,713 86,072
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 315,155 19
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 313,376 3,695
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 858,618 774
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 377,486 5,619
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,171,257 3,964
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,004,350
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 647,071 3,962
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 86 19
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 646,607 3,690
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,403,566 6,350
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,399,801 4,993

    *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 5,325,632 1,840 0 0 5,327,472 363,058 NA
    1989 5,777,768 36,030 234 0 5,814,032 226,985 NA
    1990 6,045,845 45,762 234 0 6,091,841 390,941 NA
    1991 5,393,823 25,268 234 0 5,419,325 892,572 8,516,393
    1992 6,130,278 21,303 234 0 6,151,815 750,734 9,718,064
    1993 3,770,620 8,779 234 0 3,779,633 493,411 9,631,491
    1994 2,644,031 4,355 0 0 2,648,386 683,272 4,898,421
    1995 1,953,835 256,446 0 0 2,210,281 433,872 3,651,786
    1996 1,738,387 207,241 0 0 1,945,628 389,353 3,123,291
    1997 1,203,222 0 0 0 1,203,222 547,774 1,901,654
    1998 4,577,133 57,178 370,805 0 5,005,116 284,394 6,636,493
    1999 1,923,974 156,671 310,500 0 2,391,145 334,014 4,001,252
    2000 1,755,557 93,658 465,506 0 2,314,720 255,503 3,648,373
    2001 1,567,906 133,114 770,076 0 2,471,096 282,981 3,821,760
    2002 1,405,217 90,532 645,027 0 2,140,776 227,919 3,566,328
    "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 2.17 0 0 0 2.17 0 2.10
    2001 1.15 0 0 0 1.15 0 1.10
    2002 1.07 0 0 0 1.07 0 1.10
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