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

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    Rank counties in TENNESSEE or facilities in MCNAIRY 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 MCNAIRY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,684,576
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,786,489
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 64,728
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,697,549
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,684,566
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,749,309
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,762,282
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,762,272
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,786,482
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,762,287
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,762,337
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,762,293

    *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 404,157 250 2,150 0 406,557 13,150 NA
    1989 413,689 500 0 0 414,189 2,100 NA
    1990 351,616 500 0 0 352,116 1,755 NA
    1991 244,465 255 0 0 244,720 96,176 984,165
    1992 376,233 255 0 0 376,488 43,376 1,207,432
    1993 410,110 255 0 0 410,365 547,902 1,284,656
    1994 1,148,659 0 0 0 1,148,659 900,382 2,220,441
    1995 1,497,493 0 5 0 1,497,498 989,030 2,641,566
    1996 2,359,351 0 0 0 2,359,351 1,407,506 3,895,039
    1997 2,396,904 0 0 0 2,396,904 1,468,882 3,226,492
    1998 3,812,887 0 36,519 0 3,849,406 1,573,250 5,545,354
    1999 2,832,275 0 0 0 2,832,275 1,827,171 4,775,873
    2000 1,549,168 0 0 0 1,549,168 1,197,467 3,439,721
    2001 1,749,217 0 0 0 1,749,217 1,375,265 3,247,402
    2002 1,786,549 0 0 0 1,786,549 972,497 2,928,162
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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