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

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in MISSISSIPPI or facilities in BOLIVAR 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 BOLIVAR County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BIS(2-ETHYLHEXYL)PHTHALATE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:XYLENE (MIXED ISOMERS)
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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 84
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 18,019
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 84
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 17,987
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 84
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 12,087
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 18,019
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 18,103
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 18,019
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 84
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 17,987
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 18,103
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 18,103

    *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 410,696 761 0 0 411,457 17,496 NA
    1989 690,652 615 0 0 691,267 45,317 NA
    1990 857,020 581 1,486 0 859,087 31,090 NA
    1991 512,488 5 2,582 0 515,075 45,400 3,144,336
    1992 583,202 0 3 0 583,205 123,855 3,081,637
    1993 906,111 0 0 0 906,111 208,562 3,363,849
    1994 508,550 0 855 0 509,405 128,005 2,476,095
    1995 550,913 0 0 0 550,913 211,196 905,831
    1996 405,997 0 250 0 406,247 202,000 739,816
    1997 164,790 0 0 0 164,790 149,000 254,057
    1998 143,412 0 0 0 143,412 36,100 179,277
    1999 69,096 0 0 0 69,096 53,710 135,570
    2000 17,016 0 0 0 17,016 32,200 57,081
    2001 99 0 0 0 99 67,553 67,652
    2002 18,103 0 0 0 18,103 52,979 129,022
    "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
    2001 .3 0 0 0 .3 0 .3
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