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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CADMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 7,408 292
    Suspected Carcinogens 14,102 22
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 80,936 290
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 14,177 231
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 55,398 64
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 23,124 4
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 64,600 509
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 68,176 492
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 73,127 484
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 86,367 481
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 14,176 231
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 60,595 314
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 127,795 771
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 61,308 332

    *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 122,808 1,250 862,120 310,320 1,296,498 166,599 NA
    1989 189,003 250 1,489,595 0 1,678,848 128,763 NA
    1990 270,900 191 142,410 0 413,501 176,792 NA
    1991 197,818 474 73,700 0 271,992 665,894 5,894,823
    1992 155,286 199 1,600 0 157,085 682,546 6,494,196
    1993 154,676 286 12,248 0 167,210 2,138,094 8,926,680
    1994 131,780 463 729 0 132,972 5,368,731 7,012,335
    1995 150,185 1,849 0 0 152,034 7,162,567 7,392,919
    1996 155,835 3,245 10 0 159,090 7,292,741 7,817,226
    1997 171,041 10,520 10 0 181,571 12,323,355 9,732,570
    1998 193,224 2,332 0 0 195,556 3,207,272 9,551,161
    1999 208,413 1,140 373,841 0 583,394 2,711,192 11,178,561
    2000 242,564 2,178 936,557 0 1,181,299 860,594 11,244,791
    2001 196,209 4,450 996,352 0 1,197,011 3,089,648 10,772,371
    2002 132,534 998 1,017,181 0 1,150,713 6,097,954 13,846,655
    "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 .96 0 0 0 .96 0 .96
    2001 .78 0 0 0 .78 0 .78
    2002 .76 0 0 0 .76 .106 .866
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