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Environmental Release Report: JACKSON County, MI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in JACKSON 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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    Rank counties in MICHIGAN or facilities in JACKSON 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 JACKSON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM 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 1,337 .500
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,040
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10,991 .500
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6,598 .500
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 7,505
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,567
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 41,335 137
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 13,710 .500
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 14,340 .500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 17,209 .600
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,187 .500
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 12,501 .100
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 47,721 136
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 14,494

    *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 336,554 60 1,743 0 338,357 1,843,772 NA
    1989 348,242 38 0 0 348,280 283,685 NA
    1990 352,415 45 25 5 352,490 231,995 NA
    1991 206,428 279 8,755 0 215,462 2,520,130 2,778,737
    1992 126,120 16 0 0 126,136 2,392,620 2,838,448
    1993 299,702 65 0 0 299,767 2,623,898 3,205,273
    1994 243,501 619 13,876 0 257,996 2,365,785 3,536,349
    1995 172,397 616 0 0 173,013 1,821,585 2,240,314
    1996 258,057 83 0 0 258,140 1,836,957 2,266,977
    1997 53,928 15 0 0 53,943 675,172 499,313
    1998 143,782 100 0 0 143,882 2,623,179 3,157,414
    1999 91,171 369 0 0 91,540 2,664,770 3,175,289
    2000 141,988 576 0 0 142,564 2,885,429 3,510,676
    2001 47,875 518 1,500 0 49,893 3,080,482 3,518,505
    2002 48,318 137 0 0 48,455 2,840,970 4,222,238
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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