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Environmental Release Report: JACKSON County, TN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in JACKSON County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Rank counties in TENNESSEE or facilities in JACKSON 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 JACKSON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 317,129
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 249
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 249

    *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
    1989 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
    1990 40 0 0 0 40 20 NA
    1991 0 0 0 0 0 103,901 103,901
    1992 0 0 0 0 0 109,420 109,420
    1993 0 0 0 0 0 12,668 126,680
    1994 0 0 0 0 0 148,832 148,832
    1995 0 0 0 0 0 133,504 133,504
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 124,693 124,693
    1997 3,111 0 0 0 3,111 303,282 744,024
    1998 12,350 0 0 0 12,350 144,485 755,012
    1999 12,016 325,246 0 0 337,262 135,212 820,312
    2000 6,143 436,889 0 0 443,032 119,133 1,020,362
    2001 156 337,357 0 0 337,513 130,206 813,531
    2002 249 317,129 0 0 317,378 121,629 774,872
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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