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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 3,400 .405
    Suspected Carcinogens 212 .041
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 102,641 .446
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,294 .446
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 103,248
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,500
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 439,807 .405
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4,100 .405
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 537,654 .405
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 747,427
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 108,323 63
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,900 .405
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 105,229 62
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 756,327 62
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 750,645

    *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 684,700 43,100 1,400 0 729,200 644,500 NA
    1989 575,750 40,971 4,880 0 621,601 3,300 NA
    1990 470,010 43,739 2,560 0 516,309 0 NA
    1991 325,454 14,161 1,660 0 341,275 19,867,272 20,705,343
    1992 437,914 28,590 13 0 466,517 33,291,275 34,203,683
    1993 338,678 24,073 349 0 363,100 31,391,827 31,440,882
    1994 23,533 4,956 180 0 28,669 2,823,865 2,871,419
    1995 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1997 528 0 0 0 528 0 57,995
    1998 733,302 137 489,689 0 1,223,128 7 1,224,382
    1999 647,718 137 232,513 0 880,368 0 1,215,464
    2000 739,635 137 125,858 0 865,630 0 1,416,525
    2001 695,328 63 313,019 0 1,008,410 0 1,497,015
    2002 758,420 63 397,349 0 1,155,832 471,173 1,626,727
    "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 1.63 0 0 0 1.63 0 1.63
    2001 1.50 0 0 0 1.50 0 1.50
    2002 1.57 0 0 0 1.57 0 1.57
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