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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 67
    Suspected Carcinogens 10,810
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 68,869
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 67
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 80,047
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 10,867
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 61,639
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 80,134
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 80,114
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 80,119
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 67
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 68,812
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 80,204
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 80,119

    *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 428,504 250 9,600 0 438,354 320,085 NA
    1989 306,988 250 1,250 0 308,488 175,694 NA
    1990 354,512 250 750 0 355,512 175,553 NA
    1991 251,592 0 0 0 251,592 317,581 996,835
    1992 283,689 0 0 0 283,689 226,561 826,390
    1993 228,618 0 2 0 228,620 129,600 711,936
    1994 157,573 0 14 0 157,587 188,136 465,305
    1995 128,697 0 20 0 128,717 320,495 623,152
    1996 66,173 0 20 0 66,193 659,568 904,204
    1997 97,739 0 251 0 97,990 396,411 477,129
    1998 50,566 0 425 0 50,991 267,422 565,294
    1999 133,351 0 0 0 133,351 296,812 549,668
    2000 56,990 0 0 0 56,990 446,866 546,283
    2001 88,777 0 0 0 88,777 432,975 558,623
    2002 80,204 0 0 0 80,204 319,001 458,918
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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