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Environmental Release Report: SEVIER County, TN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in SEVIER County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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 SEVIER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NICKEL
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:NICKEL
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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 510 10
    Suspected Carcinogens 6,225
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7,245 15
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 6,735 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 6,225
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,735 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 6,735 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 6,225
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 7,245 15
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 7,245 15
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 7,245 15
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,735 10

    *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 97,341 1,345 0 0 98,686 646,870 NA
    1989 19,406 500 0 0 19,906 840,320 NA
    1990 27,826 500 0 0 28,326 31,550 NA
    1991 42,189 0 0 0 42,189 27,513 65,460
    1992 55,341 16 0 0 55,357 147,259 182,591
    1993 74,405 10 0 0 74,415 311,881 391,420
    1994 68,083 10 0 0 68,093 311,577 318,966
    1995 4,175 25 0 0 4,200 219,034 223,107
    1996 3,760 30 0 0 3,790 49,851 53,923
    1997 3,305 30 0 0 3,335 312,884 160,997
    1998 2,775 20 0 0 2,795 126,602 129,548
    1999 8,612 20 0 0 8,632 156,164 164,611
    2000 7,488 20 0 0 7,508 109,785 117,183
    2001 7,518 15 140 0 7,673 111,997 119,535
    2002 7,245 15 0 0 7,260 178,808 208,017
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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