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Environmental Release Report: HILLSDALE County, MI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HILLSDALE 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):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    *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 HILLSDALE 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:MERCURY
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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 107
    Suspected Carcinogens 196
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 14,401 72
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,012
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 12,116
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 80
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 13,247
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 14,720 72
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 14,664 72
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 226,522
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 14,524 72
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 107
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 14,094
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 241,156 72
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 241,146 72

    *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 269,347 0 0 0 269,347 281,564 NA
    1989 240,282 0 0 0 240,282 202,858 NA
    1990 214,085 0 0 0 214,085 240,939 NA
    1991 270,183 0 0 0 270,183 299,375 557,091
    1992 323,517 0 0 0 323,517 280,358 681,585
    1993 444,011 0 0 0 444,011 276,301 792,880
    1994 184,429 0 0 0 184,429 373,835 595,275
    1995 184,971 0 0 0 184,971 305,680 528,659
    1996 143,466 0 0 0 143,466 341,615 553,816
    1997 142,600 0 0 0 142,600 657,664 481,288
    1998 40,673 84 0 0 40,757 346,689 406,764
    1999 16,088 66 0 0 16,154 281,494 285,807
    2000 1,611,173 99 0 0 1,611,272 800,213 2,411,365
    2001 230,259 75 0 0 230,334 757,381 1,179,741
    2002 241,252 72 0 0 241,324 777,494 1,212,013
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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