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Environmental Release Report: DICKSON County, TN
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in DICKSON 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 DICKSON 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 DICKSON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 2 7
    Suspected Carcinogens 51,926
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,156,101 12
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,021,382 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 133,221 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 67,608 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,103,941 7
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,156,101 12
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,168,234 12
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 40,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,158,655 12
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .250 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,138,927 15
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,186,718 17
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,112,893 7

    *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 1,406,772 0 0 0 1,406,772 269,050 NA
    1989 1,350,305 0 0 0 1,350,305 125,850 NA
    1990 2,156,825 0 0 0 2,156,825 25,603 NA
    1991 1,852,095 0 0 0 1,852,095 243,500 22,781,869
    1992 2,366,448 0 100 0 2,366,548 246,251 25,759,701
    1993 1,980,860 0 0 0 1,980,860 745,198 26,380,551
    1994 1,868,990 0 0 0 1,868,990 989,821 27,328,209
    1995 2,753,307 0 0 0 2,753,307 678,771 21,865,828
    1996 2,545,403 0 0 0 2,545,403 511,846 20,054,005
    1997 1,689,091 0 0 0 1,689,091 1,336,460 20,569,525
    1998 2,459,194 15 0 0 2,459,209 710,212 20,065,097
    1999 2,990,926 15 0 0 2,990,941 795,698 20,838,491
    2000 2,050,942 10 0 0 2,050,952 907,618 26,619,082
    2001 2,561,946 22 0 0 2,561,968 810,892 27,444,953
    2002 2,198,912 17 795 0 2,199,724 804,912 29,274,670
    "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 2.05 0 0 0 2.05 47.12 49.17
    2001 1.77 0 0 0 1.77 40.58 42.34
    2002 2.14 0 0 0 2.14 0 51.29
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