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Environmental Release Report: CHOCTAW County, MS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CHOCTAW 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 CHOCTAW 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 CHOCTAW County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 1,215
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 409,675
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,435
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 408,240
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,360
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,267,355
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,435
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,675,595
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 3,811,560
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 409,675
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,215
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 408,460
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,812,920
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,812,920

    *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 124,496 0 0 0 124,496 31,930 NA
    1989 292,407 0 0 0 292,407 37,289 NA
    1990 142,787 0 0 0 142,787 35,844 NA
    1991 48,399 0 0 0 48,399 0 48,399
    1992 54,400 0 0 0 54,400 0 54,400
    1993 43,150 0 0 0 43,150 0 43,150
    1994 53,205 0 0 0 53,205 0 53,205
    1995 62,324 0 0 0 62,324 0 62,324
    1996 20,324 0 0 0 20,324 0 20,324
    1997 5,615 0 0 0 5,615 0 5,615
    1998 2,759 0 0 0 2,759 0 2,759
    1999 1,726 0 0 0 1,726 0 1,726
    2001 335 0 131,170 0 131,505 2,750 134,255
    2002 3,812,995 0 13 0 3,813,008 0 3,813,008
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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