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Environmental Release Report: MISSISSIPPI County, AR
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MISSISSIPPI 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 ARKANSAS or facilities in MISSISSIPPI 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 MISSISSIPPI County

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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: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 39,964 33
    Suspected Carcinogens 9,163 525
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,655,695 84,338
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,432,430 363
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 225,093 25
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,460,850 368
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 131,366 567
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 232,974 1,548
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,733,242 41,058
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 3,028
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,737,996 43,181
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,416,599 363
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,307,548 41,808
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,769,875 43,965
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,686,660 41,313

    *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 16,140,137 583,920 750 0 16,724,807 726,577 NA
    1989 14,460,038 754,265 1,500 0 15,215,803 5,243,742 NA
    1990 5,542,808 591,780 515 0 6,135,103 3,144,751 NA
    1991 5,365,812 782,459 1,015 0 6,149,286 5,149,523 17,740,634
    1992 4,483,891 607,179 770 0 5,091,840 3,388,033 17,649,847
    1993 4,841,256 552,514 6,479 0 5,400,249 14,154,004 27,549,964
    1994 3,972,031 34,307 290 0 4,006,628 23,723,933 33,047,501
    1995 4,547,824 140,032 515 0 4,688,371 16,259,841 31,019,081
    1996 4,175,653 211,787 295 0 4,387,735 17,746,321 14,116,758
    1997 3,100,905 103,941 530 0 3,205,376 78,912,491 46,786,492
    1998 2,829,679 136,847 765 0 2,967,291 29,268,603 40,322,183
    1999 2,521,052 149,366 1,510 0 2,671,928 34,802,415 42,295,954
    2000 2,345,553 117,475 505 250 2,463,783 44,177,492 48,432,901
    2001 2,380,670 121,101 1,255 0 2,503,025 40,101,794 40,069,506
    2002 2,779,855 126,940 1,255 0 2,908,050 38,981,565 43,231,623
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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