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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:VINYL CHLORIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 28,625 244
    Suspected Carcinogens 369 520
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 85,953 56,981
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 457 243
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 70,163 56,748
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 16,070 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 17,032 680
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 59,429 87,281
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 74,503 56,644
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 4,951
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 351,592 62,307
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 202 70
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 28,688 5,674
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 111,112 62,704
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 334,584 1,431

    *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 1,292,113 86,217 6,677,000 0 8,055,330 179,119 NA
    1989 1,152,029 162,893 8,473,000 0 9,787,922 160,627 NA
    1990 872,925 301,629 5,137,940 10 6,312,504 106,455 NA
    1991 574,282 59,528 5,466,007 0 6,099,817 218,438 21,135,940
    1992 636,145 52,701 5,469,000 0 6,157,846 148,685 22,064,211
    1993 464,914 35,387 5,212,800 0 5,713,101 225,843 15,430,320
    1994 293,941 46,232 4,626,000 0 4,966,173 225,174 13,483,036
    1995 524,816 99,751 4,041,000 0 4,665,567 276,586 11,798,116
    1996 481,898 99,218 5,245,400 0 5,826,516 271,348 9,231,039
    1997 383,151 121,505 4,652,000 0 5,156,656 1,865,146 10,093,972
    1998 687,268 125,413 4,430,000 0 5,242,681 339,760 13,334,032
    1999 920,478 95,089 4,045,000 0 5,060,567 378,106 9,422,960
    2000 745,536 77,531 4,155,251 0 4,978,318 456,916 9,662,015
    2001 385,967 95,824 4,203,027 0 4,684,818 708,786 16,295,323
    2002 375,364 94,137 3,548,624 0 4,018,125 547,065 12,193,732
    "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 .2 0 272 0 272 0 272
    2001 .2 0 263 0 263 0 263
    2002 .2 0 298 0 298 0 298
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