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Environmental Release Report: BARRY County, MI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BARRY County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 MICHIGAN or facilities in BARRY 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 BARRY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 821 .007
    Suspected Carcinogens 12,582
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 72,384 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 84 .007
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 36,218 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 12,581 .007
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 26,194 .007
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 35,567 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 48,224 10
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 72,449 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 84 .007
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 36,990 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 73,219 10
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 38,648 .007

    *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 220,482 0 0 0 220,482 23,002 NA
    1989 278,334 0 0 0 278,334 45,666 NA
    1990 267,296 0 0 0 267,296 35,781 NA
    1991 241,268 0 0 0 241,268 42,205 254,264
    1992 189,919 0 0 0 189,919 33,850 214,124
    1993 107,130 0 0 0 107,130 23,995 133,677
    1994 71,307 0 0 0 71,307 19,927 97,841
    1995 48,617 0 0 0 48,617 13,304 91,646
    1996 44,334 0 0 0 44,334 23,306 79,060
    1997 26,278 0 0 0 26,278 53,678 64,588
    1998 11,247 0 0 0 11,247 28,240 53,674
    1999 471,428 0 0 0 471,428 69,898 556,961
    2000 104,920 0 0 0 104,920 73,868 189,986
    2001 106,136 0 0 0 106,136 50,861 166,709
    2002 73,308 10 0 0 73,318 57,600 177,992
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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