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Environmental Release Report: JEFFERSON County, TN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in JEFFERSON County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:

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    *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 JEFFERSON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TOLUENE
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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 4,051
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 117,116
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,326
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 114,790
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,051
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,817
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 117,116
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 117,116
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 117,116
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 117,116
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 117,116
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 18,116

    *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 237,455 3,000 0 0 240,455 132,673 NA
    1989 368,601 2,526 0 0 371,127 61,275 NA
    1990 350,848 0 0 0 350,848 5,591 NA
    1991 429,039 0 0 0 429,039 4,162 477,345
    1992 310,931 0 0 0 310,931 1,400 328,173
    1993 314,226 0 0 0 314,226 0 341,728
    1994 252,954 0 0 0 252,954 16,013 266,445
    1995 227,692 0 0 0 227,692 9,103 225,817
    1996 231,796 0 0 0 231,796 3,743 233,482
    1997 225,682 0 0 0 225,682 9,584 227,928
    1998 127,125 1,530 2,000,052 0 2,128,707 839 2,127,739
    1999 85,876 500 1,672,904 0 1,759,280 2,150 1,758,450
    2000 94,995 2,191 1,073,540 0 1,170,726 3,160 1,175,402
    2001 114,405 1,639 585,054 0 701,098 9,900 714,845
    2002 117,116 0 0 0 117,116 7,800 131,340
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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