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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROMETHANE
    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 183,722 1,903
    Suspected Carcinogens 48,161
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 74,226 344
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 47,800 168
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,965,782 3,536
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 262,682 10,578
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,013,596 4,777
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,128,382 31,092
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 78,056
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,204,328 112,493
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 45 168
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 264,922 108,613
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,283,645 120,824
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,283,255 32,448

    *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 1,184,500 20,700 0 0 1,205,200 0 NA
    1989 1,300,000 22,000 0 0 1,322,000 0 NA
    1990 1,804,950 23,200 0 0 1,828,150 0 NA
    1991 1,636,550 25,100 0 0 1,661,650 0 29,591,000
    1992 1,767,850 21,865 0 0 1,789,715 0 28,417,400
    1993 2,431,900 191,910 29,000 0 2,652,810 0 16,806,720
    1994 1,534,650 2,630 21,000 0 1,558,280 0 12,204,100
    1995 2,945,252 128,679 33,600 0 3,107,531 0 11,752,102
    1996 2,986,090 110,666 96,139 0 3,192,895 0 9,200,192
    1997 2,169,330 235,853 429,077 0 2,834,260 0 9,921,655
    1998 2,065,272 258,531 220,902 0 2,544,705 0 19,987,244
    1999 2,401,085 119,993 216,308 0 2,737,386 0 9,518,977
    2000 2,418,050 115,711 65,822 0 2,599,582 0 9,370,398
    2001 2,478,757 121,655 100,424 0 2,700,835 0 19,408,373
    2002 2,284,556 122,241 136,755 0 2,543,552 0 14,531,360
    "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 1.54 0 .0105 0 1.55 0 1.55
    2001 1.47 0 .0425 0 1.51 0 1.51
    2002 1.37 0 .04766 0 1.42 0 1.42
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