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Environmental Release Report: WEAKLEY County, TN
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WEAKLEY County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    *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 WEAKLEY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MANGANESE COMPOUNDS
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 65,719
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 65,719
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 65,719
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 65,709
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 66,444
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 66,454
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 66,454
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 65,709

    *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 188,575 0 0 0 188,575 130,335 NA
    1989 172,619 0 0 0 172,619 261 NA
    1990 185,399 0 0 0 185,399 515 NA
    1991 120,542 0 0 0 120,542 127,270 365,796
    1992 23,005 0 0 0 23,005 143,005 166,005
    1993 5 0 0 0 5 103,005 103,005
    1994 5 0 0 0 5 144,905 144,905
    1995 26,005 0 0 0 26,005 141,005 167,010
    1996 79,236 0 0 0 79,236 219,005 298,241
    1997 88,903 0 0 0 88,903 290,005 233,908
    1998 73,250 0 0 0 73,250 149,005 223,255
    1999 80,320 0 0 0 80,320 104,205 184,325
    2000 66,325 0 0 0 66,325 63,005 129,330
    2001 61,805 0 0 0 61,805 81,133 142,938
    2002 66,454 0 0 0 66,454 110,005 66,559
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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