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Environmental Release Report: MONTCALM County, MI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MONTCALM County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 MONTCALM County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 176 15
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 309,894 17
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 176 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 97,847 12
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 79,873 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 176 15
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 98,023 17
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 18,417 7
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 309,887 15
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 176 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 18,241 12
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 110,992 17
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 18,241 15

    *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 189,468 789 0 0 190,257 146,681 NA
    1989 194,845 797 0 0 195,642 214,551 NA
    1990 154,471 295 0 0 154,766 90,487 NA
    1991 207,823 60 0 0 207,883 3,896,154 6,309,531
    1992 220,414 317 0 0 220,731 5,020,276 8,469,228
    1993 374,771 561 0 0 375,332 5,355,692 9,415,086
    1994 213,082 937 0 0 214,019 6,578,682 8,837,306
    1995 149,650 760 0 0 150,410 6,549,887 7,805,290
    1996 82,662 903 0 0 83,565 5,223,601 7,735,179
    1997 147,036 654 0 0 147,690 14,068,633 9,524,298
    1998 199,754 840 0 0 200,594 6,623,990 9,977,244
    1999 85,622 840 0 0 86,462 7,587,571 11,040,538
    2000 78,204 840 0 0 79,044 7,084,558 10,189,502
    2001 190,836 534 0 0 191,370 4,369,075 7,310,593
    2002 310,235 17 0 0 310,252 4,427,159 6,063,456
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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