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Environmental Release Report: ADAMS County, MS
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ADAMS 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 MISSISSIPPI or facilities in ADAMS 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 ADAMS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROFORM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities 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 212,170 11,198
    Suspected Carcinogens 230 17
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 190,014 243,518
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 160
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 853,605 23,720
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 126,000 2,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 148,270 12,598
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 841,787 26,820
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 897,521 33,135
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 61,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 946,534 41,621
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 160
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 232,585 18,857
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,021,709 44,960
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 894,559 39,638

    *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 3,656,318 15,900 15,980 0 3,688,198 1,114,545 NA
    1989 4,719,227 28,268 5,684 0 4,753,179 1,126,053 NA
    1990 4,855,912 26,452 4,931 0 4,887,295 1,038,550 NA
    1991 4,024,401 21,571 2,678 0 4,048,650 702,380 54,025,359
    1992 2,984,906 21,183 1,867 7 3,007,963 425,682 29,832,265
    1993 3,171,854 23,621 4,419 0 3,199,894 7,139,673 57,953,911
    1994 3,734,343 20,342 7,606 0 3,762,291 536,084 59,857,822
    1995 2,946,154 93,632 6,388 0 3,046,174 381,239 18,446,371
    1996 2,957,344 57,101 5,475 0 3,019,920 307,621 18,007,457
    1997 2,630,934 62,801 448,898 0 3,142,633 343,300 18,175,277
    1998 1,968,514 56,091 441,795 0 2,466,400 319,537 10,840,115
    1999 1,941,969 63,425 638,125 0 2,643,519 351,616 10,852,724
    2000 1,617,476 273,215 477,143 0 2,367,834 331,314 9,629,334
    2001 1,094,980 272,340 493,386 0 1,860,706 158,060 8,799,913
    2002 1,022,068 286,942 330,884 0 1,639,894 18,807 8,682,871
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 1.22 1.44 .038 0 2.70 .0011 3.35
    2001 1.26 1.20 .77 0 3.23 .8637 4.09
    2002 1.17 .81 .43 0 2.41 .383 5.40
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