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Environmental Release Report: PASMINCO ZINC INC.
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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 facilities in TENNESSEE or 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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CADMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CADMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals 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 918 724
    Suspected Carcinogens 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,738 276
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 67 276
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,965 448
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 23,112 11,329
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,495 873
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 624 276
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 82,773
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 636 74,223
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 65 276
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,975 74,395
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 107,260 85,597
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 85,444

    *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
    1998 168,384 8,079 5,500,839 0 5,677,302 0 13,672,466
    1999 185,947 6,349 9,324,951 0 9,517,247 68 19,111,430
    2000 182,483 78,747 15,262,888 0 15,524,118 248 33,912,570
    2001 147,586 68,611 23,803,372 0 24,019,569 0 44,939,920
    2002 107,327 85,873 16,576,120 0 16,769,320 0 34,868,814
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: PASMINCO ZINC INC.
    Mailing Address: 1800 ZINC PLANT RD., CLARKSVILLE, TN 37040
    Public Contact: ROBERT NOVOTNY
    Phone: (931) 552-4200
    SIC Code: 10 Metal Mining
    2002 Parent Company: PASMINCO RESOURCES (U.S. ZINC)
    Latitude: 36.51889
    Longitude: -87.40944
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  • Links

    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

    Scorecard's report for MONTGOMERY County on:

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