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

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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 132
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7,416
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 132
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 7,284
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 132
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7,416
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 15,424
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 15,424
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 132
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 15,292
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 15,292
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 15,292

    *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 22,450 0 0 0 22,450 762,500 NA
    1989 22,507 0 0 0 22,507 14,500 NA
    1990 18,010 5 0 0 18,015 265 NA
    1991 38,921 0 0 0 38,921 110,125 641,215
    1992 50,728 0 0 0 50,728 127,598 700,612
    1993 35,092 0 0 0 35,092 3,087,245 3,646,407
    1994 31,610 0 10 0 31,620 2,052,480 2,131,784
    1995 50,963 0 10 0 50,973 2,743,457 2,546,400
    1996 23,254 0 10 0 23,264 4,188,119 4,274,813
    1997 40,719 0 10 0 40,729 9,218,738 4,676,251
    1998 37,320 0 5 0 37,325 4,793,271 4,842,722
    1999 44,556 0 109 0 44,665 5,437,158 5,500,008
    2000 8,314 0 5 0 8,319 5,862,967 5,893,740
    2001 14,087 0 5 0 14,092 4,605,228 4,912,204
    2002 15,424 0 5 0 15,429 7,943,540 7,996,601
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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