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Environmental Release Report: MCMINN County, TN
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MCMINN 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 MCMINN 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 MCMINN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 237,936 8,088
    Suspected Carcinogens 50,133 14
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 159,559 3,408
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 16,653 191
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 570,174 6,018
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 49,425
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 414,045 9,844
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 586,672 9,426
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 992,500 13,300
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 229,244
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 967,771 41,570
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 587 189
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 477,622 32,156
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,204,453 43,008
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,198,935 16,441

    *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 1,501,208 5,875 1,112,000 0 2,619,083 494,152 NA
    1989 2,418,374 28,432 257 0 2,447,063 197,333 NA
    1990 1,597,119 89,276 11,784 0 1,698,179 61,867 NA
    1991 1,713,469 71,130 17,071 0 1,801,670 140,932 9,505,245
    1992 1,556,867 25,956 18,137 0 1,600,960 1,258,717 10,087,999
    1993 1,567,812 29,833 16,345 0 1,613,990 406,824 8,168,349
    1994 1,926,289 23,451 4,401 0 1,954,141 473,874 7,506,871
    1995 1,964,959 25,550 4,450 0 1,994,959 388,839 7,881,036
    1996 2,123,133 171,682 25,863 0 2,320,678 309,537 6,300,188
    1997 1,626,373 97,711 95,279 0 1,819,363 1,201,758 6,223,220
    1998 1,950,932 56,344 184,042 0 2,191,318 408,772 6,103,003
    1999 1,958,098 18,248 370,544 0 2,346,890 320,714 14,438,666
    2000 1,640,217 43,586 97,374 0 1,781,178 578,373 12,701,224
    2001 1,379,641 42,236 101,326 0 1,523,203 323,347 12,268,257
    2002 1,206,808 43,694 99,128 0 1,349,630 125,866 10,446,300
    "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 1.00 1.45 .4865 0 2.93 0 2.93
    2001 .9559 .852 .7332 0 2.54 0 2.54
    2002 1.01 .8518 .6486 0 2.51 0 2.51
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