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Environmental Release Report: NEWTON County, MS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in NEWTON County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 NEWTON 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 NEWTON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 591
    Suspected Carcinogens 510
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 591
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 91
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 500
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .625
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,091
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 591
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 91
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 19,921
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 91
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,000
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 20,831
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 20,321

    *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 80,492 0 0 0 80,492 128,400 NA
    1989 163,211 0 0 0 163,211 53,966 NA
    1990 143,357 0 0 0 143,357 53,768 NA
    1991 117,432 0 0 0 117,432 77,238 204,783
    1992 62,270 0 0 0 62,270 100,050 160,993
    1993 38,770 0 0 0 38,770 103,292 151,779
    1994 21,630 0 0 0 21,630 94,744 133,800
    1995 28,232 0 0 0 28,232 81,310 122,781
    1996 1,510 0 0 0 1,510 40,333 338,568
    1997 13,691 0 0 0 13,691 147,660 273,262
    1998 1,510 0 0 0 1,510 32,910 214,570
    1999 1,510 0 0 0 1,510 87,710 108,970
    2000 1,510 0 0 0 1,510 92,390 112,234
    2001 1,573 0 0 0 1,573 60,778 83,126
    2002 20,921 0 0 0 20,921 22,752 76,959
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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