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Environmental Release Report: DELTA County, MI
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in DELTA 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 DELTA 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 DELTA County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 54,556 1,465
    Suspected Carcinogens 170 22
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 20,194 65,117
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 168 151
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 208,505 5,220
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 398,756 7,265
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 209,324 10,670
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 598,882 14,466
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 423,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 310,510 62,216
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 119 150
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 102,263 50,921
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 737,868 67,791
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 734,838 16,086

    *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 1,186,855 4,980 579,411 0 1,771,246 0 NA
    1989 700,930 4,775 576,565 0 1,282,270 0 NA
    1990 634,335 15,990 15,410 0 665,735 0 NA
    1991 559,065 8,319 15,502 0 582,886 0 24,969,910
    1992 389,995 17,160 15,635 0 422,790 0 21,579,220
    1993 403,025 6,350 11,167 0 420,542 0 16,699,473
    1994 644,415 6,043 7,335 0 657,793 4,350 16,587,674
    1995 759,142 17,957 7,736 0 784,835 0 11,322,185
    1996 728,982 17,724 8,341 0 755,047 0 9,615,050
    1997 577,525 38,720 303,727 0 919,972 0 9,533,330
    1998 717,905 43,920 289,016 0 1,050,841 0 9,599,400
    1999 739,805 44,210 506,013 0 1,290,028 0 12,244,300
    2000 781,271 68,831 253,776 0 1,103,877 3 12,540,818
    2001 776,134 126,278 281,294 0 1,183,706 833 11,539,752
    2002 738,407 127,042 258,939 0 1,124,387 0 12,139,204
    "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 .44 .14 12.01 0 12.59 0 12.59
    2001 .408 0 .83 0 1.24 0 1.24
    2002 .404 0 .807 0 1.21 0 1.21
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