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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 39581 (PASCAGOULA, MS)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 39581*
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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 90,302 569
    Suspected Carcinogens 6,798 665
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 471,755 35,401
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 150,098 110
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 458,087 13,016
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 127,155 34
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 361,830 1,649
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 453,812 15,508
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 621,908 50,365
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 202,001
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 898,092 50,899
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 59,503 90
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 520,445 50,195
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,145,337 53,190
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 906,213 51,371

    *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
    1989 1,514,375 269,700 5,851 0 1,789,926 23,775 NA
    1990 1,603,350 200,800 16,750 0 1,820,900 12,004 NA
    1991 2,312,955 249,472 4,064 0 2,566,491 797,508 6,850,166
    1992 1,712,096 272,020 5,225 0 1,989,341 1,589,825 7,668,693
    1993 1,665,282 277,170 3,305 0 1,945,757 191,071,439 197,667,489
    1994 1,437,053 35,600 1,682 0 1,474,335 439,475 7,330,087
    1995 2,128,622 61,853 2,162 23 2,192,660 781,068 11,666,965
    1996 3,577,430 249,634 1,771 0 3,828,835 1,008,204 22,931,596
    1997 2,567,536 251,561 195 0 2,819,292 1,763,480 16,453,489
    1998 1,650,819 213,271 1,102 0 1,865,192 3,602,171 14,660,130
    1999 1,783,875 138,823 0 0 1,922,698 8,255,416 23,364,175
    2000 1,713,917 102,783 0 0 1,816,700 9,264,177 22,888,960
    2001 1,564,414 72,906 0 0 1,637,320 5,647,277 21,003,351
    2002 1,214,702 76,389 0 0 1,291,091 4,660,596 17,652,432
    "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 0 .035 0 0 .03588 2.10 2.10
    2001 0 .15 0 0 .151 1.20 1.40
    2002 .00103 .086 0 0 .08703 0 3.39
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