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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 .400
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 157,987
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 12,677
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 145,310
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .400
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 41,201
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 157,987
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 157,987
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 157,987
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .400
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 157,987
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 157,987
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 157,987

    *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 92,547 0 0 0 92,547 0 NA
    1989 116,772 0 0 0 116,772 0 NA
    1990 99,139 0 0 0 99,139 0 NA
    1991 80,412 0 0 0 80,412 0 80,412
    1992 96,884 0 0 0 96,884 0 96,884
    1993 258,507 0 0 0 258,507 0 258,507
    1994 194,068 0 0 0 194,068 0 194,068
    1995 23,000 0 0 0 23,000 0 23,000
    1996 12,743 0 0 0 12,743 5 12,743
    1998 22,128 0 0 0 22,128 5,500 27,628
    1999 64,406 0 0 0 64,406 45,028 109,434
    2000 99,761 0 0 0 99,761 69,869 169,630
    2001 149,682 0 0 0 149,682 52,807 202,489
    2002 157,987 0 0 0 157,987 33,371 191,358
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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