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Environmental Release Report: MIDLAND County, MI
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MIDLAND 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):
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    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 MIDLAND County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:HEXACHLOROBENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:PHOSGENE
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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 134,901 864
    Suspected Carcinogens 82,041 911
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 371,748 8,583
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 172,223 142
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 257,730 5,031
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 73,863 664
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 313,786 1,332
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 403,972 6,270
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 589,958 19,982
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 98,601 12
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 583,189 19,986
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6,644 142
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 381,577 19,464
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 612,878 20,990
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 547,504 16,036

    *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 3,604,078 17,641 73,689 0 3,695,408 1,595,993 NA
    1989 3,158,116 21,735 16,154 0 3,196,005 1,741,394 NA
    1990 2,727,242 24,547 96,202 0 2,847,991 2,367,740 NA
    1991 2,515,450 25,974 57,737 0 2,599,161 8,811,635 87,866,215
    1992 2,308,396 19,426 43,735 0 2,371,557 9,390,680 72,516,782
    1993 2,153,590 26,496 24,054 0 2,204,140 8,419,148 68,541,347
    1994 1,883,244 23,414 23,617 0 1,930,275 8,978,548 70,968,109
    1995 1,706,183 48,283 20,240 0 1,774,706 9,521,267 65,421,831
    1996 2,012,578 13,322 54,907 0 2,080,807 9,397,210 41,157,640
    1997 1,868,772 10,312 29,247 0 1,908,331 19,614,866 40,408,507
    1998 1,152,367 10,789 44,003 0 1,207,159 17,988,616 48,824,539
    1999 1,006,309 10,100 48,803 0 1,065,212 20,047,169 52,269,868
    2000 762,896 37,856 59,177 0 859,929 13,966,033 50,192,224
    2001 700,674 29,662 89,550 0 819,886 9,982,862 51,858,076
    2002 656,730 24,563 27,851 0 709,144 9,519,780 50,781,414
    "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 .49 5.69 321 0 327 0 48,810
    2001 1.10 2.57 730 0 734 0 61,740
    2002 .579 4.30 2,533 0 2,537 0 16,150
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