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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC 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 306,450 708
    Suspected Carcinogens 22,187 7,647
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,286,648 6,746
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 237,731 36
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,021,824 2,372
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 127,105
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 8,542,679 2,660
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 625,999 11,861
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 9,469,703 7,054
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 9,136,000 4,300
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,107,327 7,809
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 144,203 36
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,259,041 6,745
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 11,928,615 9,075
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 10,210,817 20,849

    *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 1,824,551 0 1,327 0 1,825,878 577,518 NA
    1989 1,079,995 0 875 0 1,080,870 86,900 NA
    1990 949,247 0 0 0 949,247 444,642 NA
    1991 720,606 0 0 0 720,606 330,759 3,862,320
    1992 774,027 0 0 0 774,027 5,345,284 6,420,598
    1993 1,015,323 0 0 0 1,015,323 5,304,163 6,693,229
    1994 554,573 0 0 0 554,573 4,491,808 5,468,673
    1995 611,635 0 0 0 611,635 5,651,994 6,746,890
    1996 1,016,303 0 0 0 1,016,303 5,186,588 6,478,884
    1997 3,936,334 90 0 0 3,936,424 10,998,849 9,571,655
    1998 13,484,750 12,372 4,689,272 0 18,186,394 6,724,840 27,404,160
    1999 16,240,392 14,668 3,783,900 0 20,038,960 7,116,452 29,497,001
    2000 14,896,776 21,831 4,729,569 0 19,648,176 6,274,624 29,367,423
    2001 13,879,612 35,653 2,784,768 0 16,700,032 3,612,084 23,654,876
    2002 12,043,469 29,561 4,262,509 0 16,335,539 4,311,639 23,748,798
    "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 2.26 0 0 0 2.26 0 2.26
    2001 3.48 0 0 0 3.48 0 3.48
    2002 1.40 0 0 0 1.40 0 1.40
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