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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 50,910 20
    Suspected Carcinogens 720
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 15,740 20
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 25 20
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 122,674
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 11 20
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 61,808 20
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 123,419 20
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 184,021 20
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 183,366 20
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 25 20
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 77,437
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 184,407 20
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 182,602 20

    *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 55,245 1 0 0 55,246 0 NA
    1989 70,995 0 0 0 70,995 0 NA
    1990 62,172 0 20 5 62,197 0 NA
    1991 92,565 0 0 0 92,565 1,200 93,766
    1992 139,777 0 0 0 139,777 2,014 79,709
    1993 114,768 5 0 0 114,773 433,550 497,469
    1994 180,985 250 0 0 181,235 833,585 985,092
    1995 179,173 250 0 0 179,423 613,702 791,760
    1996 165,050 250 0 0 165,300 300 165,352
    1997 170,645 133 0 0 170,778 462,572 462,302
    1998 243,560 250 0 0 243,810 311,017 1,043,463
    1999 230,354 250 0 0 230,604 415,218 967,647
    2000 217,159 250 0 0 217,409 447,720 990,454
    2001 142,189 0 0 0 142,189 376,670 786,176
    2002 184,421 20 0 0 184,442 255,168 871,435
    "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 .1307 0 .00936 0 .1401 0 .1403
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