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

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    Rank counties in TENNESSEE or facilities in LINCOLN 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 LINCOLN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 4,955
    Suspected Carcinogens 57,755
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 124,816 11
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,015
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 114,361 11
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 63,283
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 63,935
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 115,381 11
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 123,215 11
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 124,920
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 114,940 11
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 124,963 11
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 78,052

    *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 503,827 2,000 0 0 505,827 142,011 NA
    1989 491,226 750 0 0 491,976 25,057 NA
    1990 245,019 5 0 0 245,024 117,493 NA
    1991 204,198 1,000 0 0 205,198 515,020 35,345,705
    1992 209,924 255 0 0 210,179 306,906 33,546,585
    1993 257,915 255 0 0 258,170 195,144 23,482,868
    1994 291,218 15 0 0 291,233 327,774 2,384,237
    1995 195,895 250 0 0 196,145 291,698 689,826
    1996 216,150 255 0 0 216,405 303,550 674,830
    1997 221,084 10 0 0 221,094 464,514 612,789
    1998 180,758 126 0 0 180,884 256,156 590,355
    1999 255,952 80 0 0 256,032 194,415 604,837
    2000 908,421 10 19,000 0 927,431 372,510 674,049
    2001 41,189 12 23,000 0 64,201 148,737 397,213
    2002 124,963 11 0 0 124,974 354,115 650,513
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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