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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COBALT
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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 503 500
    Suspected Carcinogens 250 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 18,357 39,500
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 502
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,752 500
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,003 750
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,504 750
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 18,617 2,154
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 18,617 2,154
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,263 2,404
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 19,117 2,404
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 18,605 2,404

    *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 143,068 0 0 0 143,068 9,108 NA
    1989 491,027 502 0 0 491,529 39,923 NA
    1990 476,377 1,010 1,500 0 478,887 58,294 NA
    1991 356,603 250 0 0 356,853 94,697 839,985
    1992 493,594 1,000 0 0 494,594 148,529 946,662
    1993 435,723 0 0 0 435,723 193,272 893,157
    1994 429,835 0 0 0 429,835 195,068 897,090
    1995 265,606 5 0 0 265,611 102,088 634,137
    1996 235,594 140,005 7,000 0 382,599 129,351 795,568
    1997 42,815 64,705 750 0 108,270 274,153 1,460,927
    1998 72,838 45,753 750 0 119,341 159,927 1,343,550
    1999 51,941 23,420 15,401 0 90,762 196,157 438,308
    2000 47,348 30,966 10,000 0 88,314 195,050 357,969
    2001 33,681 39,255 9,370 0 82,306 187,454 422,138
    2002 19,118 41,404 820 0 61,342 181,939 395,839
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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