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Environmental Release Report: LAUDERDALE County, MS
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LAUDERDALE 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 LAUDERDALE 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 LAUDERDALE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    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 29
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,034
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 295,993 36,464
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 267,326
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 28,200
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .045
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 296,093
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 296,103
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 297,421
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 296,387
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 29
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 297,392
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 297,402
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 296,531

    *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 31,967 500 250 0 32,717 2,272 NA
    1989 360,384 250 0 0 360,634 72,490 NA
    1990 746,856 0 0 0 746,856 265,361 NA
    1991 827,884 20 0 0 827,904 971,701 1,924,013
    1992 539,337 0 0 0 539,337 791,390 1,501,086
    1993 595,733 0 0 0 595,733 968,077 1,768,203
    1994 1,115,182 0 0 0 1,115,182 864,278 2,072,603
    1995 864,643 0 0 0 864,643 803,226 1,749,831
    1996 441,871 0 0 0 441,871 602,556 1,247,061
    1997 741,093 10 0 0 741,103 496,627 1,092,379
    1998 436,775 10 0 0 436,785 137,115 709,072
    1999 284,999 0 0 0 284,999 103,817 524,967
    2000 290,828 0 0 0 290,828 65,882 515,463
    2001 233,293 0 4,274 0 237,567 50,332 393,023
    2002 297,431 36,464 4,872 0 338,767 23,504 480,229
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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