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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CADMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CADMIUM 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 950 724
    Suspected Carcinogens 257
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 88,115 279
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 122 276
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 102,055 451
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 67,700
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 56,771 11,579
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 96,082 876
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 30,599 279
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 85,793
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 95,244 74,223
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 97 276
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 20,443 74,398
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 235,543 85,850
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 113,839

    *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 447,481 21,300 2,609,450 0 3,078,231 32,967 NA
    1989 374,738 21,973 2,660,436 0 3,057,147 61,635 NA
    1990 395,456 22,678 2,753,535 0 3,171,669 41,900 NA
    1991 379,676 13,009 8,429 6,694 407,808 968,407 1,342,118
    1992 168,261 4 10,928 0 179,193 424,101 562,960
    1993 162,754 3 12,368 0 175,125 493,332 611,684
    1994 285,979 3 12,309 0 298,291 589,033 872,906
    1995 234,526 1 14,642 0 249,169 713,740 1,950,318
    1996 137,428 276 11,455 0 149,159 674,262 1,944,503
    1997 109,691 251 2,252 0 112,194 1,151,875 3,079,428
    1998 350,359 8,341 5,504,278 0 5,862,978 663,691 15,697,455
    1999 309,228 6,607 9,332,101 0 9,647,936 765,733 21,431,480
    2000 349,549 78,997 15,264,695 5 15,693,246 854,043 37,981,550
    2001 328,064 68,861 23,805,115 5 24,202,045 715,953 46,897,869
    2002 235,612 86,126 16,577,388 0 16,899,126 433,570 35,477,543
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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