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Environmental Release Report: PONTOTOC County, MS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in PONTOTOC County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):

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    Rank counties in MISSISSIPPI or facilities in PONTOTOC 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 PONTOTOC 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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:PROPYLENE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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)
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 13,458

    *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 406,301 0 0 0 406,301 4,311 NA
    1989 524,994 0 0 0 524,994 7,502 NA
    1990 596,249 0 0 0 596,249 7,260 NA
    1991 519,273 0 0 0 519,273 7,510 520,861
    1992 535,474 0 0 0 535,474 1,105 536,579
    1993 677,643 0 0 0 677,643 2,450 680,883
    1994 182,860 0 0 0 182,860 0 183,058
    1995 90,069 0 0 0 90,069 2,276 92,410
    1996 91,330 0 0 0 91,330 0 93,606
    1997 36,261 0 0 0 36,261 4,674 38,598
    1998 8,556 0 0 0 8,556 0 0
    1999 10,320 0 0 0 10,320 0 10,320
    2000 11,485 0 0 0 11,485 0 11,485
    2001 11,170 0 5 0 11,175 4,604 15,780
    2002 13,458 0 0 0 13,458 0 13,458
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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