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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 10,813
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,425
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 55,987
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 16,792
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 33,101
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 7,933
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 34,869
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 50,253
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 73,359
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 78,552
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 64
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 73,354
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 81,858
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 60,652

    *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 581,627 14,353 0 0 595,980 476,749 NA
    1989 605,598 616 0 0 606,214 149,533 NA
    1990 698,461 270 3,503 5 702,239 110,735 NA
    1991 571,614 10 500 0 572,124 1,863,921 6,305,071
    1992 601,535 10 500 0 602,045 2,326,948 5,291,304
    1993 456,057 10 255 0 456,322 2,987,953 8,291,553
    1994 436,582 11 0 0 436,593 6,531,610 16,393,289
    1995 380,905 1,701 455,422 0 838,028 6,010,994 18,305,331
    1996 348,994 17 508,375 0 857,386 1,453,246 10,824,367
    1997 275,506 255 319,719 0 595,480 4,261,283 12,656,849
    1998 320,896 6 0 0 320,902 6,970,875 11,133,620
    1999 361,136 3 8,849 0 369,988 6,682,583 10,358,160
    2000 130,991 4 0 0 130,995 8,511,027 10,388,352
    2001 109,127 5 8,992 0 118,124 3,580,085 5,042,771
    2002 81,914 0 10,290 0 92,204 10,802,011 11,589,055
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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