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Environmental Release Report: ZEON CHEMICALS L.P. MISSISSIPPI PLANT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities 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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    *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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:EPICHLOROHYDRIN
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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 4,924
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 180,230
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 175,306
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,479
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,445
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 180,230
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 180,230
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 180,230
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 180,230
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4,924
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 175,306
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 180,230
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 180,230

    *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 275,545 0 0 0 275,545 61,095 NA
    1989 101,369 0 0 0 101,369 18,718 NA
    1990 120,033 0 0 0 120,033 65,997 NA
    1991 58,503 0 0 0 58,503 997,732 24,596,878
    1992 52,945 0 0 0 52,945 826,681 21,200,102
    1993 69,358 0 0 0 69,358 863,335 27,552,517
    1994 183,146 0 0 0 183,146 779,295 37,829,668
    1995 394,376 0 0 0 394,376 476,895 40,771,877
    1996 382,752 0 0 0 382,752 1,125,500 40,908,252
    1997 370,965 0 0 0 370,965 542,200 52,542,065
    1998 325,767 0 0 0 325,767 317,700 46,343,467
    1999 301,298 0 0 0 301,298 216,880 43,518,181
    2000 194,288 0 0 0 194,288 19,138 42,713,431
    2001 175,313 0 0 0 175,313 23,990 37,199,308
    2002 180,230 0 0 0 180,230 419 35,180,503
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: ZEON CHEMICALS L.P. MISSISSIPPI PLANT
    Mailing Address: 1301 W. 7TH ST., HATTIESBURG, MS 39401
    Public Contact: DAVID J. MCDONALD
    Phone: (601) 583-7435
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: ZEON CHEMICALS L.P.
    Latitude: 31.33542
    Longitude: -89.31485
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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  • Links

    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

    Scorecard's report for FORREST County on:

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