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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 37662 (KINGSPORT, TN)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 37662*
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    *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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:METHYL BROMIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC 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 158,846 24,778
    Suspected Carcinogens 36,917 19,392
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 930,703 445,170
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 141,729 1,558
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,558,740 178,761
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 244,977 1,830
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,053,715 46,456
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,424,797 270,885
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,459,500 296,873
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,277,986
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,302,882 293,015
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 28,434 1,466
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 902,949 202,513
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,345,216 305,527
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,150,646 300,093

    *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
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 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 46,086,941 1,540,929 131,490 0 47,759,360 909,725 NA
    1989 45,915,199 3,039,104 199,031 0 49,153,334 1,096,357 NA
    1990 41,005,790 2,587,011 445,759 0 44,038,560 44,579 NA
    1991 40,121,553 382,606 82,113 0 40,586,272 1,651,844 329,446,347
    1992 31,999,745 301,554 196,443 0 32,497,742 3,331,417 101,973,802
    1993 29,028,663 233,428 78,386 0 29,340,477 3,600,108 93,784,448
    1994 5,982,866 440,296 52,423 0 6,475,585 2,057,485 72,607,690
    1995 7,076,824 333,886 71,627 0 7,482,337 1,532,568 64,796,622
    1996 5,386,438 199,094 84,786 0 5,670,318 2,670,338 49,252,871
    1997 5,510,767 155,323 799,799 0 6,465,889 17,541,103 64,294,282
    1998 5,455,578 255,041 913,237 0 6,623,856 4,901,234 46,013,494
    1999 5,221,509 236,896 887,443 0 6,345,848 1,819,117 33,009,805
    2000 4,951,160 388,138 973,830 0 6,313,128 1,120,066 37,683,350
    2001 4,757,957 395,036 1,051,342 0 6,204,335 105,781 28,594,614
    2002 3,485,526 477,583 1,148,290 0 5,111,399 7,736 30,438,023
    "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 3.95 0 9.00 0 12.95 0 12.91
    2001 3.97 0 5.85 0 9.82 0 9.82
    2002 2.88 0 26.40 0 29.28 0 29.00
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