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Environmental Release Report: UNICOI County, TN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in UNICOI 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 UNICOI 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 UNICOI 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 3
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 49,352 21,368
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 49,349
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 49,335
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 49,352
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 49,352
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 49,335
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 49,349
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 49,415 12
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 49,398 12

    *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 30,839 0 0 0 30,839 119,000 NA
    1989 96,705 218 0 0 96,923 103,791 NA
    1990 51,007 280 0 0 51,287 43,838 NA
    1991 62,626 250 0 0 62,876 63,980 317,439
    1992 39,690 330 0 0 40,020 70,670 320,534
    1993 38,948 260 0 0 39,208 55,662 313,411
    1994 49,586 0 0 0 49,586 29,287 222,253
    1995 19 0 15,000 0 15,019 52,159 65,897
    1996 1,791 0 0 0 1,791 50,345 62,919
    1997 50,197 0 0 0 50,197 55,540 55,202
    1998 42,319 55,124 0 0 97,443 30,259 151,179
    1999 36,834 49,706 0 0 86,540 20,594 136,680
    2000 29,380 34,316 0 0 63,696 10,542 89,336
    2001 37,117 28,577 0 0 65,694 36,067 140,687
    2002 49,415 21,380 0 0 70,795 25,413 120,016
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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