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

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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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    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 20,571 36
    Suspected Carcinogens 49,022
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 240,511 48
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 9,505 36
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 168,241 12
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 43,085 36
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 70,702 536
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 169,248 48
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 217,165 48
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 7,971
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 287,080 36
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 53 36
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 181,220 12
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 298,403 548
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 177,360 36

    *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 978,511 9 0 6,300,000 7,278,520 274,659 NA
    1989 1,022,492 149 250 6,300,000 7,322,891 180,332 NA
    1990 830,468 120 275 7,395,005 8,225,868 210,783 NA
    1991 852,873 47 0 7,368,299 8,221,219 8,034,791 9,256,112
    1992 818,733 17 0 5,992,194 6,810,944 8,335,346 9,997,509
    1993 715,683 15 0 6,521,124 7,236,822 9,103,731 11,063,398
    1994 592,591 250 0 0 592,841 9,570,239 11,412,377
    1995 366,299 21 0 0 366,320 10,349,316 14,904,271
    1996 303,661 28 0 0 303,689 8,597,672 12,414,650
    1997 160,654 280 0 0 160,934 3,785,277 6,004,112
    1998 162,394 770 750 0 163,914 2,603,275 6,070,348
    1999 553,397 350 0 0 553,747 2,359,696 15,593,541
    2000 233,659 259 0 0 233,918 3,208,640 7,638,864
    2001 308,694 672 0 0 309,366 3,659,768 8,677,995
    2002 298,417 548 0 0 298,965 3,518,449 9,085,052
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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