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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 111,908 .820
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,460
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 831,919 11
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 57,264
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 897,425 6
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 108,240 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 489,025 .820
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 938,216 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,005,106 5
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 4,359
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,137,116 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 112
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 694,021 6
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,129,204 11
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 962,303 6

    *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 8,420,239 10,550 48,750 0 8,479,539 6,234,341 NA
    1989 8,436,540 8,130 16,499 0 8,461,169 3,984,337 NA
    1990 3,781,658 1,325 1,274 5 3,784,262 918,963 NA
    1991 2,988,500 259 0 0 2,988,759 10,134,616 18,020,877
    1992 2,609,811 369 2,170 250 2,612,600 14,297,670 23,378,234
    1993 3,156,028 105 2,960 0 3,159,093 11,721,457 22,553,342
    1994 2,715,415 125 0 0 2,715,540 17,929,667 31,172,326
    1995 2,822,613 55 0 0 2,822,668 19,405,900 33,242,887
    1996 2,268,346 65 2,316 0 2,270,727 15,770,418 29,114,331
    1997 2,022,527 61 16,325 0 2,038,913 33,228,840 26,529,460
    1998 1,893,425 800 7,632 0 1,901,857 6,832,321 21,032,830
    1999 1,280,745 69 0 0 1,280,814 9,619,877 20,389,786
    2000 1,056,407 29 0 0 1,056,436 9,646,958 18,970,203
    2001 862,226 22 0 0 862,248 8,042,541 9,968,234
    2002 1,143,387 11 0 0 1,143,398 8,738,963 11,675,229
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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