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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 77,983 .900
    Suspected Carcinogens 18,130 257
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,611,152 518
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,037,549 202
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 654,960
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,097,467 202
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 301,170 2
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 682,205 2
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,734,879 468
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 10,026
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,752,122 271
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,007,989 202
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 550,659 326
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,769,565 528
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,566,925 459

    *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 1,620,967 124,297 31,997 5,587,240 7,364,501 195,209 NA
    1989 1,271,437 155,042 17,923 5,978,660 7,423,062 317,276 NA
    1990 2,047,091 158,608 12,250 13,068,261 15,286,210 130,105 NA
    1991 2,264,718 122,530 5,039 17,528,207 19,920,494 2,066,913 34,687,168
    1992 2,007,625 41,872 2,275 16,508,125 18,559,897 20,014,661 53,756,081
    1993 2,076,979 20,415 10,400 13,224,585 15,332,379 1,696,213 31,026,863
    1994 2,514,034 8,165 5,520 1,071,524 3,599,243 1,170,088 17,144,272
    1995 2,275,291 1,497 7,426 1,174,320 3,458,534 4,017,828 20,183,433
    1996 2,234,676 643 1,752,366 2,256,427 6,244,112 5,893,668 22,403,885
    1997 2,122,449 507 4,921 1,415,267 3,543,144 6,811,484 14,195,662
    1998 2,044,599 727 4,700 1,485,300 3,535,326 1,016,325 16,088,720
    1999 2,260,325 692 4,500 0 2,265,517 934,200 6,403,757
    2000 1,608,048 341 33,493 0 1,641,882 1,468,540 7,133,798
    2001 1,612,270 426 69,780 0 1,682,475 1,304,088 6,362,255
    2002 1,771,179 557 218,866 0 1,990,601 1,995,822 5,158,120
    "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 3.40 0 0 0 3.40 33.30 36.69
    2001 3.67 0 0 0 3.67 36.54 40.21
    2002 1.87 0 0 0 1.87 0 31.60
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