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Environmental Release Report: WILLIAMSON County, TN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WILLIAMSON 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 WILLIAMSON 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 WILLIAMSON 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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 1,200
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,127
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 36,000 3
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 9,875
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 22,641 3
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,200
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 11,472
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 35,977 3
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 28,822 3
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 38,406
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,200
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 31,339 3
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 31,772 3
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 27,104

    *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 382,478 500 40,000 0 422,978 521,767 NA
    1989 408,924 500 12,600 0 422,024 1,448,596 NA
    1990 338,677 500 4,200 0 343,377 735,334 NA
    1991 349,139 5 18,800 0 367,944 11,013,252 18,054,350
    1992 197,218 5 0 0 197,223 9,369,777 13,107,221
    1993 194,760 11 0 0 194,771 6,520,138 21,225,596
    1994 183,931 6 0 0 183,937 5,712,469 11,281,319
    1995 247,189 12 0 0 247,201 6,131,352 7,312,915
    1996 204,733 62 0 0 204,795 6,373,835 8,082,469
    1997 204,516 41 0 0 204,557 12,109,482 6,264,413
    1998 143,429 12 0 0 143,441 6,457,363 6,622,341
    1999 92,726 9 0 0 92,735 7,615,040 7,825,036
    2000 67,921 6 0 0 67,927 8,266,730 8,459,160
    2001 2,485,312 9 0 0 2,485,321 7,718,651 10,336,314
    2002 38,927 3 0 0 38,930 6,659,285 7,313,221
    "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 1.01 0 0 0 1.01 0 1.01
    2001 1.04 0 0 0 1.04 0 1.04
    2002 .91 0 0 0 .91 0 .91
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