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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:METHYL BROMIDE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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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 337
    Suspected Carcinogens 529
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 28,515
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,428
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 437
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,953
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,969
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10,428
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 13,123
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 28,078
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 12,694
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 28,078
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 12,944

    *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 178,827 3,500 0 0 182,327 102,430 NA
    1989 206,884 2,750 0 0 209,634 70,612 NA
    1990 232,915 265 0 0 233,180 96,172 NA
    1991 240,772 255 0 0 241,027 304,914 507,902
    1992 203,742 780 0 0 204,522 402,972 596,466
    1993 143,626 5,859 0 0 149,485 420,970 592,411
    1994 141,411 750 0 0 142,161 472,266 1,143,930
    1995 312,583 250 1,250 0 314,083 405,531 713,655
    1996 218,294 3 0 0 218,297 610,729 829,389
    1997 204,257 257 750 0 205,264 1,309,690 878,303
    1998 1,312,408 255 750 0 1,313,413 113,019 1,426,394
    1999 1,047,498 255 0 0 1,047,753 92,061 1,124,006
    2000 1,247,866 5 0 0 1,247,871 29,519 1,270,934
    2001 1,303,682 37 0 0 1,303,719 18,115 1,323,631
    2002 28,694 0 0 0 28,694 4,282 32,782
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 1.19 0 0 0 1.19 0 1.19
    2001 1.30 0 0 0 1.30 0 1.30
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