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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 910 931
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,007 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 795,301 931
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 447,311 181
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 380,887 750
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,229,025 1,698
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 538,718 3,681
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,603,219 181
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,097,827
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 854,412 431
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 400 181
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 771,213 1,000
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,673,486 4,767
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,633,802 9,100

    *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 3,549,972 0 4,800 0 3,554,772 562,470 NA
    1989 3,238,653 0 0 0 3,238,653 278,266 NA
    1990 2,260,009 0 500 0 2,260,509 149,143 NA
    1991 2,261,473 245 0 0 2,261,718 1,383,248 4,605,320
    1992 1,849,151 205 0 0 1,849,356 1,420,378 4,193,690
    1993 1,986,175 13 0 0 1,986,188 1,394,386 7,212,470
    1994 1,858,485 16 0 0 1,858,501 1,358,318 5,223,247
    1995 1,922,708 183 29,033 0 1,951,924 1,794,775 5,113,686
    1996 1,538,323 33 0 0 1,538,356 1,175,679 4,835,985
    1997 967,250 250 0 0 967,500 2,422,162 2,836,153
    1998 4,679,873 34,459 1,267,206 0 5,981,538 2,137,033 9,818,589
    1999 7,302,601 23,676 1,615,300 0 8,941,577 2,757,880 13,460,745
    2000 5,812,068 28,268 1,568,166 0 7,408,502 2,357,061 11,328,606
    2001 2,447,378 20,022 1,656,881 0 4,124,281 2,877,922 8,082,727
    2002 1,675,371 13,298 2,533,010 0 4,221,679 3,131,764 8,143,677
    "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 2.73 0 0 0 2.73 0 2.70
    2001 1.58 0 0 0 1.58 0 1.50
    2002 1.56 0 0 0 1.56 0 1.60
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