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Environmental Release Report: NISSAN N.A. INC. SMYRNA MFG. PLANT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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)
    Recognized Carcinogens 100,688
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,008
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,409,438
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 104,213
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,620,648
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 86,222
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 560,283
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,724,190
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,719,555
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,802,139
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 244
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,378,348
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,771,300
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,409,348

    *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 1,774,057 0 0 0 1,774,057 398,733 NA
    1989 2,288,072 0 0 0 2,288,072 409,198 NA
    1990 2,760,075 0 0 0 2,760,075 126,949 NA
    1991 2,500,208 0 0 0 2,500,208 1,335,226 4,658,088
    1992 2,830,837 0 0 0 2,830,837 1,680,020 5,845,408
    1993 2,519,315 0 0 0 2,519,315 598,089 4,248,000
    1994 2,428,785 0 0 0 2,428,785 805,287 4,368,582
    1995 2,579,468 0 0 0 2,579,468 1,087,227 4,042,960
    1996 1,835,957 0 0 0 1,835,957 995,740 3,136,294
    1997 1,847,083 0 0 0 1,847,083 1,773,978 3,020,100
    1998 1,501,571 0 0 0 1,501,571 719,952 2,228,003
    1999 1,757,902 0 0 0 1,757,902 722,221 2,626,939
    2000 1,452,477 0 0 0 1,452,477 1,604,661 3,151,304
    2001 1,234,116 0 0 0 1,234,116 600,245 1,917,505
    2002 1,802,871 0 0 0 1,802,871 606,710 2,479,612
    "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: NISSAN N.A. INC. SMYRNA MFG. PLANT
    Mailing Address: 983 NISSAN DR., SMYRNA, TN 37167
    Public Contact: TOM GROOM
    Phone: (615) 459-1400
    SIC Code: 37 Transportation Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: NISSAN MOTOR CO. LTD. TOKYO JAPAN
    Latitude: 35.95999
    Longitude: -86.49585
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • 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

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