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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:HEXACHLOROETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 271
    Suspected Carcinogens 149
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 22,867
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,315
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 49,041
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,530
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 16,688
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 55,857
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 61,083
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 7
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 76,368
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 22,842
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 81,243
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 72,746

    *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 1,310,223 4,034 182 0 1,314,439 492,160 NA
    1989 1,206,793 4,842 133,900 0 1,345,535 829,116 NA
    1990 906,758 6,626 61,400 10 974,794 367,415 NA
    1991 785,404 5,472 250 250 791,376 574,661 3,260,157
    1992 843,094 6,060 250 1 849,405 1,024,136 2,012,241
    1993 664,916 261 0 88,771 753,948 1,546,485 2,356,626
    1994 343,272 500 0 0 343,772 2,163,304 2,579,045
    1995 142,072 500 0 26,318 168,890 5,278,313 2,066,179
    1996 224,879 500 0 24,891 250,270 5,382,756 5,859,240
    1997 213,310 255 0 27,546 241,111 10,481,739 5,586,152
    1998 113,063 5 0 29,894 142,962 4,378,438 6,611,025
    1999 126,901 0 40,000 28,650 195,551 4,812,626 7,697,153
    2000 111,675 0 4,000 16,287 131,962 3,896,361 6,321,229
    2001 105,052 5 750 11,270 117,077 4,118,270 6,504,393
    2002 81,243 0 500 15,253 96,996 3,775,252 5,648,081
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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