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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 39401 (HATTIESBURG, MS)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 39401*
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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
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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 15,040
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,892
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 541,961
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 509,045
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 27,145
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 6,320
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 526,795
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 542,774
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 577,734
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 578,437
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 10,042
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 537,579
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 567,269
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 559,927

    *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
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 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 1,526,489 4,100 37,560 0 1,568,149 90,030 NA
    1989 917,849 2,100 18,570 0 938,519 209,289 NA
    1990 861,516 2,100 18,000 0 881,616 77,262 NA
    1991 779,976 2,400 18,250 250 800,876 1,020,061 70,474,476
    1992 754,995 2,366 21,888 0 779,249 855,478 43,114,017
    1993 797,729 4,000 1,746 0 803,475 887,432 53,132,394
    1994 835,553 7,917 21,863 0 865,333 793,098 62,933,245
    1995 1,277,530 10,476 1,000 0 1,289,006 555,209 61,201,445
    1996 1,201,452 9,323 1,056 0 1,211,831 1,159,985 42,989,008
    1997 1,033,869 8,498 750 0 1,043,117 553,987 53,367,225
    1998 927,095 6,507 250 0 933,852 324,471 47,040,646
    1999 631,555 3,457 2,492 0 637,504 252,485 43,917,122
    2000 1,013,447 0 970 0 1,014,417 106,027 43,650,462
    2001 672,794 0 970 0 673,764 143,337 37,943,296
    2002 586,553 0 49,705 0 636,258 289,384 35,939,853
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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