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

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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 199
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,767 939,034
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 199
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 19,905 36,262
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 199
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 199
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 21,672 36,627
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 872,253 39,504
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 872,253 39,504
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 199
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 850,581 2,877
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 872,253 39,504
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 872,253 39,504

    *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 14,370,800 1,096,229 0 0 15,467,029 0 NA
    1989 12,947,936 1,228,487 0 0 14,176,423 0 NA
    1990 12,287,721 653,180 0 0 12,940,901 0 NA
    1991 11,194,091 608,623 0 0 11,802,714 0 26,092,928
    1992 10,418,302 628,728 0 0 11,047,030 0 22,057,014
    1993 4,647,652 710,943 0 0 5,358,595 0 17,311,561
    1994 4,631,163 737,591 0 0 5,368,754 0 19,767,450
    1995 2,629,768 606,923 0 0 3,236,691 0 14,718,868
    1996 687,911 681,371 0 0 1,369,282 0 14,567,446
    1997 671,307 795,942 0 0 1,467,249 0 16,310,574
    1998 686,993 1,000,015 0 0 1,687,008 0 16,152,282
    1999 770,281 819,805 0 0 1,590,086 0 12,453,536
    2000 1,093,461 790,548 0 0 1,884,009 0 14,897,594
    2001 803,791 1,013,158 0 0 1,816,949 0 13,960,095
    2002 872,253 978,173 342 0 1,850,768 30 28,809,087
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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