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Environmental Release Report: COPIAH County, MS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in COPIAH 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 COPIAH 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 COPIAH 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:LEAD
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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 41 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,360
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 56,051 195,445
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 41 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 45,950 250
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 30
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,541 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 49,351 255
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 61,007 255
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 67,457 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 41 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 57,606 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 67,696 250
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 60,746

    *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 91,101 0 0 0 91,101 31,950 NA
    1989 130,908 0 0 0 130,908 37,858 NA
    1990 131,660 1,400 0 0 133,060 53,022 NA
    1991 104,294 9,400 0 0 113,694 7,498 732,527
    1992 129,701 995 0 0 130,696 586,312 1,416,588
    1993 132,370 250 0 0 132,620 875,802 1,679,236
    1994 141,260 251 0 0 141,511 884,989 1,773,069
    1995 126,755 250 0 0 127,005 1,155,150 2,022,769
    1996 116,820 255 0 0 117,075 1,305,150 2,057,357
    1997 140,990 307,019 0 0 448,009 3,015,074 2,835,073
    1998 134,670 93,218 0 0 227,888 2,034,642 3,077,465
    1999 125,020 112,221 0 0 237,241 2,034,185 3,201,438
    2000 153,815 83,025 0 0 236,840 2,046,391 3,099,106
    2001 101,450 80,955 0 0 182,405 934,224 1,622,529
    2002 67,707 195,445 0 0 263,152 1,035,290 1,807,826
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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