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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ACROLEIN
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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 71,249 .100
    Suspected Carcinogens 48,281
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 557,864 429,070
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 354,554 .100
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 632,324
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 16,918 .100
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 528,234 .100
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 918,047 .100
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 941,057 1,795
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,084,719 1,795
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,001 .100
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 558,816 1,795
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,019,895 1,795
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 997,406 1,795

    *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 203,405 1,000 1,485,800 0 1,690,205 19,877 NA
    1989 125,651 250 1,500 0 127,401 23,291 NA
    1990 152,251 515 1,500 0 154,266 21,192 NA
    1991 98,257 55 6,365 0 104,677 81,161 180,623
    1992 141,018 1,859 8,216 0 151,093 19,576 176,754
    1993 143,866 2,255 7,850 0 153,971 30,127 228,445
    1994 150,964 1 0 0 150,965 378,411 594,056
    1995 247,810 0 0 0 247,810 575,600 857,202
    1996 225,852 0 0 0 225,852 8,650 276,683
    1997 341,140 0 136 0 341,276 18,782 942,336
    1998 1,299,982 0 130 0 1,300,112 88,959 1,948,178
    1999 1,424,456 1,184 384 0 1,426,024 9,695 1,883,810
    2000 1,210,741 113,126 253 0 1,324,120 38,752 1,977,164
    2001 1,741,159 279,849 642 0 2,021,650 70,399 2,498,830
    2002 1,084,740 430,865 18,175 0 1,533,780 222,423 2,449,402
    "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 .093 0 .017 0 .11 0 .11
    2001 .069 0 .006 0 .075 0 .074
    2002 .049 0 .038 0 .087 0 .087
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