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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    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 2,390 8
    Suspected Carcinogens 82,797
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 103,912 19
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,380 8
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 101,537 11
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 85,177 8
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 93,900 17
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 100,630 11
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 100,630 11
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 90,873 8
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,380 8
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 101,287 11
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 103,922 19
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 93,905 17

    *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 413,823 750 750 0 415,323 107,965 NA
    1989 417,760 0 750 0 418,510 100,609 NA
    1990 596,050 5 0 0 596,055 83,038 NA
    1991 554,526 27 0 0 554,553 125,008 1,080,859
    1992 364,551 20 0 0 364,571 829,342 1,403,643
    1993 364,768 37 0 5 364,810 1,272,091 1,667,901
    1994 219,566 37 0 5 219,608 1,150,136 1,225,951
    1995 38,889 24 0 5 38,918 470,110 2,404,684
    1996 63,028 21 399 0 63,448 1,734,650 2,104,567
    1997 126,857 16 2,023 0 128,896 978,595 935,873
    1998 109,280 13 0 0 109,293 630,933 808,553
    1999 115,641 14 248 0 115,903 597,654 749,279
    2000 98,372 14 0 0 98,386 297,822 626,810
    2001 122,260 17 0 0 122,277 366,881 468,971
    2002 103,922 19 0 0 103,942 246,813 392,630
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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