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Environmental Release Report: RANKIN County, MS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in RANKIN 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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    Rank counties in MISSISSIPPI or facilities in RANKIN 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 RANKIN 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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 1,238 14
    Suspected Carcinogens 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,238 14
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,239 14
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 8,644 821
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,331 14
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 59,537 14
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 59,924 14
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,238 14
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 58,695
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 66,199 807
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 58,304

    *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 162,050 0 0 209,154 371,204 221,871 NA
    1989 248,692 0 5,600 0 254,292 38,951 NA
    1990 214,305 0 11,032 5 225,342 7,012 NA
    1991 117,259 391 0 250 117,900 5,874,298 6,072,047
    1992 105,117 531 14,000 0 119,648 5,818,788 6,289,905
    1993 60,044 829 0 0 60,873 8,183,160 8,303,916
    1994 52,605 775 0 0 53,380 10,807,290 10,925,241
    1995 166,797 653 0 0 167,450 13,281,774 11,741,071
    1996 66,263 1,077 9,441 0 76,781 2,829,364 10,786,612
    1997 17,067 707 17,952 0 35,726 17,031,035 8,443,328
    1998 50,659 1,006 2,757 0 54,422 7,832,825 7,961,168
    1999 36,513 287 1,134 0 37,934 7,748,799 7,795,395
    2000 98,939 206 5 0 99,150 9,521,573 10,064,082
    2001 67,976 824 5 0 68,805 10,146,344 18,603,022
    2002 67,437 821 0 0 68,259 5,308,634 8,088,528
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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