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Environmental Release Report: LINCOLN County, MS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LINCOLN County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:

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    Rank counties in MISSISSIPPI or facilities in LINCOLN 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 LINCOLN County

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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 1,456 17
    Suspected Carcinogens 1 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,456 17
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1 2
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,456 17
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1 2
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1 2
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,457 19

    *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 469 0 0 0 469 22,569 NA
    1989 1,007 0 0 0 1,007 6,606 NA
    1990 15,242 0 0 0 15,242 21,113 NA
    1991 13,860 0 0 0 13,860 85,764 99,896
    1992 9,049 5 0 0 9,054 16,249 25,271
    1993 7,590 18 0 0 7,608 19,162 26,789
    1994 1,340 7 0 0 1,347 6,380 7,701
    1995 1,340 15 0 0 1,355 6,034 7,451
    1996 1,550 10 0 0 1,560 4,660 6,207
    1997 1,430 19 0 0 1,449 33,201 17,401
    1998 129,155 19 0 0 129,174 5,105 134,223
    1999 55,157 13 0 0 55,170 21,639 76,819
    2000 1,201 12 0 0 1,213 21,016 22,213
    2001 1,466 22 0 0 1,489 13,827 15,244
    2002 1,457 19 0 0 1,476 3,212 4,688
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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