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Environmental Release Report: INGHAM County, MI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in INGHAM 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:
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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 INGHAM 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:MERCURY 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 79,808 1
    Suspected Carcinogens 30,288
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,549,471 203
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 48,293 .270
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,221,087 3
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 109,356 .270
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,345,345 30
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,059,900 629
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,090,255 2
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,975,500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,703,456 1
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,216 .270
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,129,707 3
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,480,994 658
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,291,165 27

    *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 3,493,461 24 1,500 0 3,494,985 443,609 NA
    1989 3,907,616 283 0 0 3,907,899 542,840 NA
    1990 2,030,491 870 330 20 2,031,711 507,224 NA
    1991 1,405,967 150 1,054 0 1,407,171 1,314,372 3,474,810
    1992 1,824,346 179 5 0 1,824,530 1,696,603 4,319,568
    1993 1,816,072 433 5 0 1,816,510 1,514,901 4,267,157
    1994 1,776,442 102 0 0 1,776,544 3,187,807 5,396,774
    1995 1,460,108 65 10 0 1,460,183 3,380,734 5,552,658
    1996 895,409 27 5 0 895,441 1,397,288 2,817,091
    1997 1,217,363 1,788 5 0 1,219,156 3,612,667 3,381,112
    1998 2,112,395 24,025 0 0 2,136,420 2,320,480 4,564,849
    1999 2,568,193 24,130 0 0 2,592,323 2,247,919 5,312,135
    2000 2,731,069 29,249 0 0 2,760,318 5,123,271 8,283,486
    2001 2,908,853 1,037 0 0 2,909,890 2,767,672 6,170,021
    2002 3,487,080 884 1,873 0 3,489,837 1,968,653 6,976,542
    "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 1.82 0 0 0 1.82 0 1.82
    2001 1.96 0 0 0 1.96 0 1.96
    2002 2.02 0 0 0 2.02 0 2.02
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