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Environmental Release Report: WHITE County, TN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WHITE 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 WHITE 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 WHITE 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
    Suspected Carcinogens 5,200
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 5,202
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5,200
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,202
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,202
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5,202
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5,202
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 5,202
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5,200
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,202
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,202

    *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 286,267 38,000 0 0 324,267 30,506 NA
    1989 177,185 45,900 0 0 223,085 26,215 NA
    1990 150,035 22,950 0 0 172,985 25,402 NA
    1991 167,343 0 250 0 167,593 293,082 485,375
    1992 340,287 0 250 0 340,537 287,931 537,375
    1993 338,246 0 250 0 338,496 271,428 615,231
    1994 348,375 0 250 0 348,625 283,862 631,598
    1995 233,613 750 250 0 234,613 269,345 522,769
    1996 190,650 0 250 0 190,900 651,575 840,811
    1997 59,186 0 250 0 59,436 558,232 338,677
    1998 29,000 0 0 0 29,000 290,485 319,860
    1999 18,000 0 0 0 18,000 335,315 353,690
    2000 11,000 0 0 0 11,000 417,005 428,380
    2001 7,704 0 0 0 7,704 275,210 282,914
    2002 5,202 0 0 0 5,202 329,540 340,910
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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