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

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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:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 265,113 68
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,331 635
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 577,563 97,943
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 198,575 1,189
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 945,414 7,995
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 287,175 1,187
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 648,930 1,453
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,068,149 9,813
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,298,774 10,425
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 487,465
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,205,701 10,041
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 139,019 1,187
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 357,504 8,290
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,652,388 11,431
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,477,779 9,299

    *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 5,669,970 32,510 257,600 0 5,960,080 999,386 NA
    1989 7,114,708 35,481 250 0 7,150,439 1,650,412 NA
    1990 4,294,410 7,001 24,770 5 4,326,186 1,039,278 NA
    1991 3,388,325 261,161 610 0 3,650,096 1,455,804 13,649,025
    1992 2,963,238 26,035 3,710 0 2,992,983 1,354,291 12,841,976
    1993 3,018,937 47,642 5,505 0 3,072,084 1,607,464 51,431,702
    1994 3,139,221 42,082 4,978 0 3,186,281 1,893,736 17,724,517
    1995 3,051,943 40,136 6,780 0 3,098,859 2,053,513 20,485,430
    1996 2,245,113 13,437 4,788 0 2,263,338 2,392,496 15,378,430
    1997 3,137,765 9,164 0 0 3,146,929 9,026,825 18,615,565
    1998 2,331,280 77,080 0 0 2,408,360 5,795,303 22,912,686
    1999 1,858,357 34,915 14,455 0 1,907,727 5,686,749 16,242,808
    2000 1,812,068 68,112 23,562 0 1,903,742 3,724,664 14,295,464
    2001 1,757,635 261,405 27,139 0 2,046,179 3,829,426 13,549,550
    2002 1,661,424 100,126 33,993 0 1,795,543 3,497,560 11,021,151
    "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 .367 0 0 0 .367 .8079 1.18
    2001 .357 0 0 0 .357 .844 1.20
    2002 .3737 0 0 0 .3737 0 1.32
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