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Environmental Release Report: KEMPER County, MS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in KEMPER County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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 KEMPER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:PENTACHLOROPHENOL
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:PENTACHLOROPHENOL
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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 329
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 329
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 329
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 329
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 329
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 329
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 329
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 329
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 329
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 329
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 329

    *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
    1990 255 0 0 0 255 0 NA
    1992 509 0 0 0 509 0 34,000
    1993 509 0 0 0 509 0 34,000
    1994 255 0 0 0 255 250 51,350
    1995 255 0 0 0 255 250 27,800
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 250 33,155
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1998 10 0 0 0 10 1,000 772
    1999 1 54 0 0 55 525 1,106
    2000 0 112 0 0 112 1,042 1,114
    2001 10 195 10 0 215 751 871
    2002 0 329 44 0 373 1,502 1,851
    "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 0 49.87 0 0 49.87 464 514
    2001 0 86.98 0 0 86.98 291 378
    2002 0 147 0 0 147 657 804
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