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Environmental Release Report: LOUDON County, TN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LOUDON 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):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
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    Rank counties in TENNESSEE or facilities in LOUDON 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 LOUDON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 94,797 60
    Suspected Carcinogens 155,292 63
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,475,447 605
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,260,459 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 331,684 312
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,415,480
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 530,092 181
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 301,577 407
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,778,271 258
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 345,306
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,566,814 13
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,260,457 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 215,725 302
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,909,693 514
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,879,386 125

    *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 2,780,365 1,467 0 0 2,781,832 324,640 NA
    1989 2,864,457 1,477 0 0 2,865,934 13,314,032 NA
    1990 2,304,174 1,151 0 0 2,305,325 120,364 NA
    1991 2,228,985 534 10,080 0 2,239,599 180,007 18,434,636
    1992 2,478,563 260 72 0 2,478,895 168,590 17,183,411
    1993 2,569,539 13,706 750 0 2,583,995 203,986 17,790,220
    1994 2,561,823 755 5,200 0 2,567,778 7,625,226 23,080,376
    1995 3,227,210 6,536 5,500 0 3,239,246 394,667 3,727,359
    1996 3,457,140 5,276 9,655 0 3,472,071 1,520,398 5,140,179
    1997 4,156,672 8,977 11,444 0 4,177,093 2,295,145 20,035,238
    1998 3,052,904 2,331 14,175 0 3,069,410 1,161,854 4,418,905
    1999 2,744,670 2,295 15,515 0 2,762,480 1,254,315 4,565,499
    2000 2,709,138 1,142 12,759 0 2,723,039 1,605,478 4,557,702
    2001 3,093,982 899 0 0 3,094,881 1,041,880 4,290,158
    2002 2,909,905 817 0 0 2,910,722 1,066,408 4,129,356
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .85 0 0 0 .85 62.00 62.85
    2001 .83 0 0 0 .83 59.58 60.41
    2002 .6534 0 0 0 .6534 44.27 44.92
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