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Environmental Release Report: PERRY County, MS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in PERRY 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):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
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    Rank counties in MISSISSIPPI or facilities in PERRY 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 PERRY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 46,193 834
    Suspected Carcinogens 130 13
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 74,076 4,395
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 132 90
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,038,755 49,432
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 94,513 834
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,037,654 53,622
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,437,832 64,993
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 87,120
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,491,271 109,278
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 132 90
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 413,755 55,755
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,580,059 109,147
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,581,528 65,601

    *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 1,375,959 16,178 8,750 0 1,400,887 400,803 NA
    1989 1,154,386 8,867 0 0 1,163,253 534,593 NA
    1990 1,093,738 6,620 0 0 1,100,358 457,670 NA
    1991 971,495 3,894 0 0 975,389 314,056 18,593,884
    1992 1,133,738 3,631 59 0 1,137,428 486,754 18,757,760
    1993 966,260 5,609 0 0 971,869 413,845 51,963,950
    1994 912,660 2,258 0 0 914,918 410,285 60,658,300
    1995 954,575 1,763 0 0 956,338 43,185 9,027,305
    1996 1,022,973 47,236 0 0 1,070,209 44,787 17,361,848
    1997 1,325,435 83,125 0 0 1,408,560 259,766 14,745,216
    1998 1,101,061 30,296 0 0 1,131,357 22,936 54,308,886
    1999 1,588,772 719,095 0 0 2,307,867 21,656 18,198,815
    2000 1,642,459 515,080 2 0 2,157,541 941 22,964,946
    2001 1,595,167 100,642 739 0 1,696,547 6,919 20,921,892
    2002 1,581,867 109,294 816 0 1,691,976 194 20,071,331
    "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 .9774 2.77 0 0 3.75 0 3.75
    2001 1.35 0 0 0 1.35 0 1.35
    2002 1.35 0 0 0 1.35 0 1.35
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