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Environmental Release Report: DICKINSON County, MI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in DICKINSON 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 DICKINSON 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 DICKINSON 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 53,652 38
    Suspected Carcinogens 103 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 5,164 48
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,914 38
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 192,582 41,430
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 172
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 57,539 38
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 194,302 41,468
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 244,903 42,183
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 262,996 83,603
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 296 38
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 73,778 42,145
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 263,987 83,575
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 261,790 42,145

    *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 528,711 9,140 307,350 0 845,201 87,000 NA
    1989 874,308 2,221 145,146 0 1,021,675 27,800 NA
    1990 1,269,971 29,451 20,193 0 1,319,615 15,500 NA
    1991 695,390 4,807 20,060 0 720,257 4,460 8,417,345
    1992 775,302 760 22,050 0 798,112 5,475 7,917,676
    1993 617,048 1,020 22,055 0 640,123 40,385 7,433,339
    1994 542,213 40,760 665 0 583,638 6,450 10,926,641
    1995 600,580 91,700 15,475 0 707,755 57,080 10,532,243
    1996 372,807 118,800 21,500 0 513,107 21,095 10,265,651
    1997 246,355 67,800 154,450 0 468,605 52,978 10,179,439
    1998 334,599 69,532 203,237 0 607,368 46,554 12,324,053
    1999 330,565 72,514 218,216 0 621,295 31,693 12,962,311
    2000 342,816 62,711 121,976 0 527,503 321,478 13,356,410
    2001 331,796 62,219 117,635 0 511,651 245,794 11,298,375
    2002 264,580 83,613 116,693 0 464,886 60,394 11,644,062
    "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 .6602 0 1.10 0 1.76 0 1.76
    2001 .7336 0 .7076 0 1.44 0 1.44
    2002 .7981 0 .43 0 1.23 0 1.22
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