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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    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 1 6
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 34,221 239,011
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 30,851 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5,990 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 11 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,711 16
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 36,841 11
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 8,831 261
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 36,841 261
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 36,830 265
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 9,096 276
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 9,086 6

    *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 121,023 0 0 0 121,023 233,803 NA
    1989 124,285 0 0 0 124,285 544,103 NA
    1990 113,200 0 0 0 113,200 565,618 NA
    1991 104,405 0 0 0 104,405 88,302 285,146
    1992 155,208 0 0 0 155,208 79,422 382,795
    1993 110,655 0 0 0 110,655 146,200 458,106
    1994 1,073,275 0 0 0 1,073,275 154,396 1,430,546
    1995 851,181 0 0 0 851,181 162,759 1,365,875
    1996 342,132 204 8,900 0 351,236 272,300 1,426,132
    1997 99,556 234 12,800 0 112,590 435,200 734,936
    1998 28,750 272 16,720 0 45,742 267,120 694,820
    1999 44,857 642,308 56,372 0 743,537 610,772 1,449,387
    2000 36,767 77,211 0 0 113,978 152,479 404,352
    2001 34,458 71,501 0 0 105,959 307,425 571,324
    2002 37,096 239,276 0 0 276,372 184,630 661,295
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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