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

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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 LAPEER 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:TOLUENE
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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 32,894
    Suspected Carcinogens 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 105,454
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 20,132
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 94,178
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 32,889
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 37,160
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 114,315
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 114,315
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 114,315
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 105,459
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 114,570
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 114,570

    *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 317,788 0 0 0 317,788 5,452 NA
    1989 409,552 0 0 0 409,552 37,570 NA
    1990 94,452 0 0 0 94,452 37,473 NA
    1991 122,322 0 0 0 122,322 49,051 418,278
    1992 136,580 0 0 0 136,580 77,895 487,336
    1993 201,273 0 0 0 201,273 154,454 505,716
    1994 192,280 0 0 0 192,280 172,122 455,769
    1995 238,187 0 0 0 238,187 223,756 644,154
    1996 144,664 0 0 0 144,664 402,015 2,224,839
    1997 182,579 0 0 0 182,579 1,533,735 1,326,150
    1998 168,610 0 0 0 168,610 293,343 901,772
    1999 129,927 0 0 0 129,927 366,773 815,776
    2000 55,851 0 0 0 55,851 300,560 485,968
    2001 46,292 0 0 0 46,292 115,132 264,723
    2002 114,570 0 0 0 114,570 154,635 461,843
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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