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Environmental Release Report: CHARLEVOIX County, MI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CHARLEVOIX 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 CHARLEVOIX 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 CHARLEVOIX County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 1,298
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,257
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,101
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 17,510
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,317
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 31,997
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 20,611
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 71,668
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 26,376
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 47,917
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,285
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 25,019
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 74,293
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 71,668

    *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 123,400 0 0 0 123,400 1,751 NA
    1989 99,554 0 500 0 100,054 29,838 NA
    1990 71,011 0 0 0 71,011 4,265 NA
    1991 73,952 0 0 0 73,952 22,910 228,997
    1992 49,168 0 0 0 49,168 15,242 379,871
    1993 37,782 0 0 0 37,782 5,685 164,753
    1994 28,711 0 0 0 28,711 7,369 51,150
    1995 87,597 0 0 0 87,597 6,156 104,371
    1996 115,817 0 50 0 115,867 2,043,767 2,163,905
    1997 186,675 0 50 0 186,725 4,748,758 2,555,299
    1998 130,261 0 0 0 130,261 2,703,259 2,890,418
    1999 115,894 0 50 0 115,944 2,660,333 2,811,175
    2000 92,687 0 0 0 92,687 2,796,284 2,896,650
    2001 94,309 0 5,142 0 99,451 97,547 202,958
    2002 74,293 0 7,366 0 81,659 65,474 234,025
    "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 1.80 0 0 0 1.80 0 1.80
    2001 .3506 0 0 0 .3506 0 .3506
    2002 .38 0 0 0 .38 0 .38
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