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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 291,689 13,944
    Suspected Carcinogens 805 53
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,424,263 234,352
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 250,125 30
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,391,059 18,029
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 145,459
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,136,417 25,798
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,617,994 18,149
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,961,708 12,730
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 287,660
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,149,612 86,465
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4,380 30
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,349,069 67,920
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,229,722 98,483
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,130,256 33,848

    *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 6,622,043 110,600 0 0 6,732,643 175,507 NA
    1989 6,852,461 2,358 0 0 6,854,819 640,066 NA
    1990 5,382,315 5,049 10 0 5,387,374 177,539 NA
    1991 5,719,716 7,101 26 0 5,726,843 802,759 32,270,420
    1992 5,502,784 6,032 124,605 0 5,633,421 403,614 33,225,729
    1993 5,642,654 4,869 33,515 0 5,681,038 500,518 45,950,139
    1994 4,966,543 2,659 57,660 0 5,026,862 730,079 72,201,267
    1995 4,717,443 3,023 120 0 4,720,586 1,189,306 62,627,179
    1996 5,384,329 1,032 17,640 0 5,403,001 383,245 34,073,418
    1997 5,836,522 62,075 21,705 0 5,920,302 1,061,941 101,054,909
    1998 4,002,208 66,681 19,630 0 4,088,519 265,520 33,975,837
    1999 2,399,361 241,980 104,340 0 2,745,681 190,646 29,059,092
    2000 2,197,987 238,287 494,098 0 2,930,372 176,378 42,722,952
    2001 2,422,808 248,227 455,527 0 3,126,562 141,576 48,238,015
    2002 2,458,442 340,135 288,721 0 3,087,298 133,228 55,279,566
    "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 10.20 .0017 17.84 0 28.05 0 28.00
    2001 1.29 .0018 8.98 0 10.27 0 10.27
    2002 2.69 .0017 7.66 0 10.35 0 10.35
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