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

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    Rank counties in MISSISSIPPI or facilities in PEARL RIVER 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 PEARL RIVER County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC 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 3,776 27
    Suspected Carcinogens 9
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 9,213 4
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,927
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 8,622 4
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 876
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 8,529 32
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10,549 8
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 10,890 4
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 13,790 31
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 8,872
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 10,890 8
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 13,790 32

    *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 8,864 12,850 0 0 21,714 2,208 NA
    1989 41,351 5,600 0 0 46,951 13 NA
    1990 243,016 1,100 0 0 244,116 43 NA
    1991 229,101 0 0 0 229,101 467,050 1,093,397
    1992 129,386 0 0 0 129,386 1,860 415,853
    1993 99,312 500 0 0 99,812 3,865 326,423
    1994 65,428 430 0 0 65,858 7,207 409,273
    1995 65,923 0 0 0 65,923 10,607 337,878
    1996 60,724 12 0 0 60,736 5,207 321,317
    1997 47,845 0 0 0 47,845 108,338 268,801
    1998 40,921 0 0 0 40,921 9,248 336,564
    1999 22,965 0 0 0 22,965 6,337 248,065
    2000 17,991 0 0 0 17,991 2,399 213,027
    2001 18,225 0 0 0 18,225 2,748 293,663
    2002 13,790 39 0 0 13,829 7,334 297,177
    "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 0 0 0 0 0 .0891 20.44
    2001 0 0 0 0 0 0 21.64
    2002 0 1.20 0 0 1.20 0 6.60
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