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Environmental Release Report: JACKSON County, MS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in JACKSON 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 JACKSON 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: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 117,811 573
    Suspected Carcinogens 9,603 666
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 973,308 37,572
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 150,480 113
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 745,898 14,823
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 151,973 34
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,321,829 1,935
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 523,765 15,886
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,081,072 144,283
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,488,680 1,806
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,496,718 144,830
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 59,765 93
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,869,159 143,764
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,843,652 147,415
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,526,707 145,288

    *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 4,271,088 248,275 153,464 3,000 4,675,827 4,744,023 NA
    1989 3,072,412 868,931 5,881 3,000 3,950,224 488,331 NA
    1990 3,561,912 656,375 17,331 1,000 4,236,618 315,389 NA
    1991 4,551,134 903,012 10,172 1,807 5,466,125 4,078,875 80,494,344
    1992 3,971,706 479,536 131,201 2,737 4,585,180 3,017,425 128,962,604
    1993 3,762,441 367,659 132,217 52,872 4,315,189 192,706,729 313,088,888
    1994 3,021,242 43,777 133,198 32,511 3,230,728 2,385,115 152,541,845
    1995 3,808,062 85,200 151,898 82,251 4,127,411 2,041,550 156,270,179
    1996 4,921,966 271,061 167,521 83,315 5,443,863 2,355,768 151,772,674
    1997 3,904,709 360,494 281,477 96,641 4,643,321 5,891,740 166,186,058
    1998 3,278,623 455,566 1,111,764 12,506 4,858,459 5,635,490 204,362,692
    1999 3,577,822 191,648 432,834 91,662 4,293,966 10,013,832 39,959,773
    2000 4,521,319 144,478 1,693,640 34,637 6,394,074 10,984,308 38,766,701
    2001 5,312,888 87,997 868,430 11,648 6,280,962 7,478,798 38,722,031
    2002 3,916,645 170,617 478,485 0 4,565,746 5,321,329 29,549,295
    "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 .6119 .094 0 0 .7059 3.68 4.56
    2001 .5312 .2086 0 0 .7398 1.20 1.99
    2002 .4258 .086 0 0 .5118 0 3.81
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