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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 39701 (COLUMBUS, MS)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 39701*
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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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE
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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 158,654
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,011,835
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 820,611
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 138,949
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 654,308
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 804,126
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 954,650
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,025,909
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 793,526
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,022,689
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 957,743

    *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 1,099,138 1,750 0 0 1,100,888 72,141 NA
    1989 1,203,919 2,250 0 0 1,206,169 81,717 NA
    1990 179,312 1,399 0 0 180,711 7,143 NA
    1991 77,877 2,400 0 0 80,277 11,684 2,597,315
    1992 62,312 570 0 0 62,882 27,492 5,794,736
    1993 46,708 1,190 0 0 47,898 14,631 5,729,508
    1994 73,480 824 0 0 74,304 228,005 5,749,932
    1995 15,158 111 0 0 15,269 616,143 21,227,048
    1996 811,967 0 0 0 811,967 43,823 523,131
    1997 860,524 212 2,020 0 862,756 391,954 73,526,561
    1998 815,173 600 3,200 0 818,973 64,788 3,907,417
    1999 903,643 400 15 0 904,058 88,651 1,359,701
    2000 940,094 0 0 0 940,094 89,949 1,780,919
    2001 1,002,450 0 0 0 1,002,450 79,987 2,689,386
    2002 1,025,909 0 0 0 1,025,909 93,474 3,355,735
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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