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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 13,670 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 30
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 419,851 10
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 22,025 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 327,446 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 146
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 116,149 15
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 342,735 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 446,282 15
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 41
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 464,682 15
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 8
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 339,630 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 457,475 15
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 228,542 15

    *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 696,254 0 0 0 696,254 338,784 NA
    1989 536,002 0 0 0 536,002 296,176 NA
    1990 787,241 5 0 0 787,246 674,373 NA
    1991 1,134,681 1 0 0 1,134,682 1,149,480 11,858,069
    1992 1,238,373 18 0 0 1,238,391 2,450,699 21,600,984
    1993 963,732 23 0 0 963,755 1,499,527 4,425,441
    1994 916,939 16 0 0 916,955 1,489,109 3,332,963
    1995 712,329 15 0 0 712,344 1,551,119 2,740,170
    1996 533,357 16 0 0 533,373 1,591,127 2,499,671
    1997 415,855 15 0 0 415,870 2,688,608 2,080,203
    1998 499,949 15 0 0 499,964 1,118,081 2,134,972
    1999 564,641 15 0 0 564,656 1,119,033 2,058,535
    2000 682,051 15 0 0 682,066 1,244,902 2,253,499
    2001 610,496 15 0 0 610,511 1,048,506 1,957,761
    2002 464,724 15 0 0 464,739 875,695 1,566,039
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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