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Environmental Release Report: TISHOMINGO County, MS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in TISHOMINGO 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 TISHOMINGO 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 TISHOMINGO County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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
    Suspected Carcinogens 281,950
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 354,878
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 354,875
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 281,953
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 292,279
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 354,879
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 355,001
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 355,001
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 354,998
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 355,002
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 292,278

    *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 388,486 0 0 0 388,486 4,316 NA
    1989 444,590 0 0 0 444,590 736 NA
    1990 456,259 0 0 0 456,259 731 NA
    1991 391,026 0 0 0 391,026 18,050 398,160
    1992 531,315 0 0 0 531,315 13,860 463,010
    1993 309,114 0 0 0 309,114 9,200 297,400
    1994 111,615 0 0 0 111,615 6,570 171,735
    1995 135,050 0 0 0 135,050 58,250 211,326
    1996 162,392 0 0 0 162,392 66,597 220,269
    1997 275,783 0 0 0 275,783 147,714 374,440
    1998 401,398 0 0 0 401,398 58,561 506,615
    1999 364,140 0 0 0 364,140 750 407,315
    2000 482,810 0 0 0 482,810 38,667 511,011
    2001 254,622 0 0 0 254,622 73,565 274,910
    2002 355,002 0 0 0 355,002 74,940 434,827
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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