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Environmental Release Report: WAYNE County, MS
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WAYNE 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:

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in MISSISSIPPI or facilities in WAYNE 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 WAYNE County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 30
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 530
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 30
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 0
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 500
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 30
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 30
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 530
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 530
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 30
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 500
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 500

    *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
    1991 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1992 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1993 13,355 0 0 0 13,355 500 13,450
    1994 510 0 0 0 510 750 624
    1995 255 0 0 0 255 250 224
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 250 100
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1998 1,520 0 0 0 1,520 246,745 448,070
    1999 520 0 0 0 520 382,812 360,097
    2000 30 0 0 0 30 550,901 523,886
    2001 528 0 2 0 530 100,014 100,344
    2002 530 0 59 0 588 43,261 43,357
    "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 .1528 0 0 0 .1528 0 .1528
    2001 .1356 0 0 0 .1356 0 .1356
    2002 .1525 0 0 0 .1525 0 .1525
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  • Links

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