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Environmental Release Report: HAYWOOD County, TN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HAYWOOD County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 HAYWOOD 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 HAYWOOD 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 1,424 44
    Suspected Carcinogens 24 76
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 24 16
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,424 44
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2 38
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,400 28
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 376 170
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 24 16
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,714 44
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 314 16
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,424 44
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,774 220
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,712 66

    *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 222,942 1,060 0 0 224,002 24,617 NA
    1989 176,123 1,918 0 0 178,041 46,344 NA
    1990 204,613 893 0 0 205,506 44,993 NA
    1991 100,927 5 0 0 100,932 106,445 266,692
    1992 25,148 22 0 0 25,170 88,425 161,762
    1993 51,853 42 400 5 52,300 70,878 163,588
    1994 46,116 71 0 0 46,187 63,567 126,229
    1995 46,927 424 0 0 47,351 39,356 82,671
    1996 28,351 208 0 0 28,559 99,246 169,123
    1997 16,107 418 0 0 16,525 92,859 94,110
    1998 1,942 482 0 0 2,424 129,918 196,692
    1999 1,627 226 0 0 1,853 57,070 84,081
    2000 5,767 261 20 0 6,048 45,392 68,072
    2001 1,631 514 15 0 2,160 42,904 48,381
    2002 1,800 274 120 0 2,194 14,615 58,106
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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