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Environmental Release Report: WILSON County, TN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WILSON 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:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in TENNESSEE or facilities in WILSON 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 WILSON 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
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 515
    Suspected Carcinogens 25,820
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 47,927
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 13,111
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 31,784
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 25,805
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 39,480
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 40,856
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 41,351
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 51,483
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 251
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 44,664
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 44,919
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 41,359

    *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 30,057 53 0 0 30,110 23,409 NA
    1989 5,039 6 0 0 5,045 19,321 NA
    1990 5,400 6 10 0 5,416 82,620 NA
    1991 19,916 6 0 0 19,922 100,673 205,882
    1992 20,805 5 0 0 20,810 120,685 183,356
    1993 84,471 5 0 0 84,476 146,036 619,241
    1994 119,486 6 0 0 119,492 120,711 565,784
    1995 68,015 6 0 0 68,021 146,156 555,538
    1996 84,046 5 15,618 0 99,669 281,482 589,225
    1997 49,242 0 0 0 49,242 308,666 727,362
    1998 26,599 0 0 0 26,599 120,934 537,365
    1999 25,237 0 0 0 25,237 159,572 601,463
    2000 23,406 0 161,700 0 185,106 859,307 825,379
    2001 20,399 5 279,000 0 299,404 471,082 666,977
    2002 51,502 0 800 0 52,302 229,724 849,867
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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