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Environmental Release Report: HARRISON County, MS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HARRISON County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    *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 HARRISON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1,1-TRIFLUORO-2,2-DICHLOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 801 723
    Suspected Carcinogens 43,129 43
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 338,895 748
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 121,355 102
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 249,949 620
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 42,957 .100
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,129,406 1,959
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 198,093 355
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,301,821 125
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,338,828
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,123,019 2,541
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 388 99
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 371,385 3,059
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,604,189 4,315
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,239,789 7,291

    *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 6,937,589 13,463 2,200,000 40,500,000 49,651,052 28,942 NA
    1989 6,167,790 11,660 0 37,000,000 43,179,450 46,052 NA
    1990 6,091,461 11,766 2,015 33,000,000 39,105,242 31,867 NA
    1991 6,335,430 3,985 520 41,000,000 47,339,935 137,909 51,752,479
    1992 4,200,325 6,435 2,670 52,000,000 56,209,430 296,664 63,522,706
    1993 3,154,506 10,700 2,314 56,000,000 59,167,520 544,148 67,439,661
    1994 3,313,910 7,850 2,410 57,000,000 60,324,170 1,136,491 67,566,902
    1995 2,307,300 5,162 0 0 2,312,462 994,206 8,479,587
    1996 2,191,060 535 4 0 2,191,599 801,371 9,760,053
    1997 2,165,067 15 0 8,448,000 10,613,082 1,215,912 19,134,816
    1998 8,471,453 4,575 666,934 6,880,000 16,022,962 308,598 25,738,073
    1999 11,034,704 4,060 770,612 8,235,100 20,044,476 247,959 27,984,699
    2000 12,384,227 6,020 1,015,125 12,557,081 25,962,453 248,485 34,816,983
    2001 5,669,347 12,710 1,432,377 11,035,253 18,149,687 264,979 29,039,834
    2002 4,337,670 11,244 1,505,911 11,614,190 17,469,015 76,186 26,279,003
    "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 .8751 0 19,490 0 19,490 .041 19,490
    2001 .854 0 18,200 0 18,200 .044 18,200
    2002 .8219 0 20,080 0 20,080 0 20,080
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