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Environmental Release Report: HURON County, MI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HURON 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 HURON 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 346 .500
    Suspected Carcinogens 9
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,925 .500
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 354 .500
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 15,687
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 282,759 .500
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 16,033 .500
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 333,364 192
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 297,010
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 53,367 192
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 346 .500
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 49,897 191
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 350,025 191
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 349,393 216

    *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 9,582 0 0 0 9,582 4,900 NA
    1989 4,400 0 0 0 4,400 0 NA
    1990 4,745 0 0 0 4,745 51,000 NA
    1991 4,390 0 0 0 4,390 31,840 76,960
    1992 5,250 0 0 0 5,250 23,200 70,562
    1993 5,350 0 0 0 5,350 41,008 88,139
    1994 5,100 0 1,000 0 6,100 50,000 95,995
    1995 53,955 0 84 0 54,039 288,330 341,814
    1996 10,859 830 0 0 11,689 263,896 308,755
    1997 40,027 892 0 0 40,919 523,454 671,471
    1998 338,984 576 10 0 339,570 535,675 1,224,244
    1999 340,008 378 0 0 340,386 467,729 1,098,074
    2000 365,066 283 10 0 365,359 624,317 1,274,049
    2001 285,114 670 10 0 285,793 3,773,930 4,349,650
    2002 350,502 217 2,129 0 352,848 2,010,783 3,066,512
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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