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

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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:AMMONIA
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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 Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,821,591
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 92,389 470
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 92,389 470
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 92,389 470
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 92,389 470
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 92,389 470

    *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 127,212 0 0 0 127,212 0 NA
    1989 156,583 0 0 0 156,583 57,122 NA
    1990 217,940 0 0 0 217,940 235,862 NA
    1991 267,508 117,733 0 0 385,241 141,250 1,103,276
    1992 202,743 91,250 0 0 293,993 177,118 1,254,596
    1993 174,922 79,440 0 0 254,362 181,449 1,307,527
    1994 184,355 0 0 0 184,355 153,220 1,322,429
    1995 193,962 2,080 0 0 196,042 36,071 1,171,020
    1996 163,524 88 22,000 0 185,612 16,147 224,155
    1997 96,594 193 0 0 96,787 24,373 155,618
    1998 87,591 141 0 0 87,732 10,424 146,654
    1999 122,647 1,163,205 0 0 1,285,852 9,892 2,481,956
    2000 120,534 1,748,832 0 0 1,869,366 16,081 3,677,615
    2001 106,001 1,979,306 0 0 2,085,307 13,519 4,832,847
    2002 92,389 1,822,061 0 0 1,914,450 17,225 4,534,325
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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