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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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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 148
    Suspected Carcinogens 255
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 122,133
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 54,061
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 144,296
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 138
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 64,335
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 198,602
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 198,347
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 256,948
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 138
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 64,394
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 199,415
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 198,612

    *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 2,428,806 250 0 0 2,429,056 191,487 NA
    1989 3,336,421 250 250 0 3,336,921 75,906 NA
    1990 4,638,339 5 0 0 4,638,344 102,163 NA
    1991 6,914,475 0 0 0 6,914,475 231,419 7,459,981
    1992 898,546 0 250 0 898,796 1,037,497 7,425,096
    1993 803,655 0 0 0 803,655 166,420 1,567,638
    1994 949,033 0 0 0 949,033 201,116 1,781,246
    1995 453,187 0 0 0 453,187 213,366 1,637,354
    1996 557,090 0 0 0 557,090 251,207 1,541,515
    1997 343,586 0 0 0 343,586 398,298 1,380,994
    1998 310,450 0 0 0 310,450 191,403 861,983
    1999 352,748 0 0 0 352,748 174,025 736,494
    2000 319,940 0 0 0 319,940 162,729 656,433
    2001 252,319 0 0 0 252,319 208,580 576,107
    2002 257,516 0 0 0 257,516 201,954 712,874
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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