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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 234 1
    Suspected Carcinogens 110
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 270,983 1
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 163
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 270,819 1
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 265,608 231
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 684
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 535,971
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 593,915
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 271,038 710
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 54
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 271,056 711
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 594,433 941
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 597,699 31

    *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 1,000 250 350 0 1,600 368,100 NA
    1989 1,000 250 250 0 1,500 410,977 NA
    1990 1,500 5 250 0 1,755 339,782 NA
    1991 1,510 5 250 0 1,765 193,487 386,098
    1992 265 0 0 0 265 1,254 1,374
    1993 1,010 5 0 0 1,015 94,000 189,258
    1994 255 0 156,000 0 156,255 0 1,459
    1996 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 0 1,307
    1997 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 0 1,342
    1998 1,341,768 772 231,000 0 1,573,540 184,820 1,759,566
    1999 525,788 615 510,643 0 1,037,046 178,051 1,215,437
    2000 1,004,065 1,008 371,744 0 1,376,817 185,778 1,483,525
    2001 657,059 991 342,065 0 1,000,115 118,219 1,118,457
    2002 598,823 988 215,813 0 815,623 50,925 1,159,903
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .86 0 0 0 .86 0 .86
    2001 .908 0 0 0 .908 0 .908
    2002 .995 0 0 0 .995 0 .995
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