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

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in TENNESSEE or facilities in DYER 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 DYER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 5,563 11
    Suspected Carcinogens 708 18
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 692,600 11
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 666,304 11
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 27,945 16
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,811 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 681,967 442
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 693,400 20
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 703,740 16
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 9,981
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 693,282 11
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 513 11
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 692,344 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 705,062 462
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 698,981 12

    *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 289,600 1,500 0 0 291,100 1,860,444 NA
    1989 510,696 1,250 0 0 511,946 1,677,193 NA
    1990 408,684 1,000 0 0 409,684 1,209,659 NA
    1991 1,058,271 755 0 0 1,059,026 2,604,451 15,285,530
    1992 1,109,063 1,255 0 0 1,110,318 3,079,377 15,629,717
    1993 1,022,536 1,850 0 0 1,024,386 2,920,614 12,740,909
    1994 1,299,022 1,810 0 0 1,300,832 3,289,991 19,510,291
    1995 1,403,117 2,194 15 0 1,405,326 2,585,347 20,284,169
    1996 1,408,892 1,287 10 0 1,410,189 2,400,726 18,406,072
    1997 1,766,777 1,021 45 0 1,767,843 5,649,950 20,102,613
    1998 594,324 870 53 0 595,247 3,591,225 20,229,751
    1999 815,159 587 131 0 815,877 3,759,981 19,610,769
    2000 749,908 517 2 0 750,427 3,352,349 32,926,435
    2001 869,360 183 189 0 869,732 3,525,345 34,885,321
    2002 705,573 479 250 0 706,302 3,535,458 37,308,901
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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