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Environmental Release Report: DECATUR County, TN
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in DECATUR County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Rank counties in TENNESSEE or facilities in DECATUR 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 DECATUR County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Carcinogens .040
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 22,192
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants .040
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 22,192
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants .040
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 9
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants .040

    *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 1,500 0 0 0 1,500 0 NA
    1989 1,500 0 0 0 1,500 0 NA
    1990 22 0 0 0 22 0 NA
    1991 56,460 0 0 0 56,460 0 56,252
    1992 38,510 0 0 0 38,510 0 38,502
    1993 7,010 0 0 0 7,010 0 7,002
    1994 40,015 0 0 0 40,015 0 40,003
    1995 41,800 0 0 0 41,800 0 41,800
    1996 43,600 0 0 0 43,600 0 43,600
    1997 48,800 0 0 0 48,800 0 48,800
    1998 48,100 0 0 0 48,100 0 48,100
    1999 54,400 0 0 0 54,400 0 54,400
    2000 49,200 0 0 0 49,200 0 49,200
    2001 19,945 0 0 0 19,945 6 19,940
    2002 22,201 0 0 0 22,201 0 22,201
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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