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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    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 618
    Suspected Carcinogens 650,797 104
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 709,154 50
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 617
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 708,287 50
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 650,527
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 699,885 54
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 668,372 108
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 709,154 50
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 711,654 50
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 617
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 708,277
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 711,317 108
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 699,268 54

    *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 1,063,133 0 2,300 0 1,065,433 94,236 NA
    1989 919,485 0 0 0 919,485 44,318 NA
    1990 645,083 0 0 0 645,083 56,992 NA
    1991 611,465 0 0 0 611,465 67,329 552,764
    1992 433,492 0 0 0 433,492 63,088 442,603
    1993 304,123 0 0 0 304,123 39,684 338,016
    1994 517,043 151 0 0 517,194 95,045 583,398
    1995 591,165 137 0 0 591,302 50,077 711,343
    1996 402,990 162 0 0 403,152 102,110 594,495
    1997 554,255 104 0 0 554,359 224,609 676,807
    1998 700,806 122 0 0 700,928 157,126 864,721
    1999 670,067 108 112,033 0 782,208 1,387,882 2,023,089
    2000 967,328 68 0 0 967,396 1,197,386 2,125,757
    2001 716,085 164 0 0 716,249 1,264,638 1,724,028
    2002 711,944 158 0 0 712,102 657,292 1,378,715
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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