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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 2,237 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 12 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 93,146 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 16,530
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 58,978 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,227
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 59,036 6
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 75,510 1
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 93,038
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 108,506 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 313
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 75,205 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 108,741 11
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 94,061 6

    *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 192,980 0 0 0 192,980 4,883,900 NA
    1989 117,102 0 0 0 117,102 36,258 NA
    1990 117,736 0 0 0 117,736 504 NA
    1991 127,214 0 773 0 127,987 50,781 231,514
    1992 172,476 0 0 0 172,476 30,614 341,842
    1993 221,078 1 0 0 221,079 44,764 400,936
    1994 273,111 17 0 0 273,128 88,538 473,712
    1995 231,518 342 0 0 231,860 55,904 366,748
    1996 259,882 506 0 0 260,388 65,391 401,649
    1997 378,725 6 0 0 378,731 97,432 527,352
    1998 414,621 16 0 0 414,637 221,077 613,854
    1999 457,720 16 0 0 457,736 161,821 821,494
    2000 167,705 6 0 0 167,711 47,688 239,259
    2001 122,404 6 0 0 122,410 34,119 165,465
    2002 108,741 11 0 0 108,752 44,775 185,578
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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