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Environmental Release Report: MUSKEGON County, MI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MUSKEGON 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 MUSKEGON 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:LEAD
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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 48,685 18
    Suspected Carcinogens 34,906 11
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 184,161 30
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 20,733 11
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 215,437 14
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 70,613 11
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 812,743 44
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 200,317 787
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,026,578 30
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 849,056
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 335,327 25
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6,548 9
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 241,484 23
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,142,921 804
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,068,314 32

    *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 2,386,741 2,952 4,472 0 2,394,165 10,269,253 NA
    1989 2,757,382 1,969 288 0 2,759,639 10,516,184 NA
    1990 2,821,005 1,743 414 0 2,823,162 6,882,209 NA
    1991 2,521,910 1,678 50,125 0 2,573,713 15,365,933 84,321,507
    1992 1,637,362 403 108,338 0 1,746,103 16,428,764 75,204,247
    1993 1,483,357 214 55,017 0 1,538,588 10,268,023 78,727,745
    1994 1,403,605 174 89 0 1,403,868 11,781,775 93,120,219
    1995 1,414,828 145 0 0 1,414,973 10,846,229 28,077,141
    1996 852,244 1,059 113 0 853,416 12,725,864 30,626,714
    1997 762,469 313 457 0 763,239 19,234,370 36,912,022
    1998 1,343,546 12,985 171 0 1,356,702 13,151,061 40,462,502
    1999 1,774,636 14,401 22,709 0 1,811,746 11,618,445 23,421,364
    2000 1,613,148 4,705 7,715 0 1,625,568 10,434,272 23,160,319
    2001 1,123,431 9,217 237,786 0 1,370,434 9,484,266 21,245,989
    2002 1,151,760 806 417,634 0 1,570,199 7,838,990 20,661,802
    "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 1.24 0 .0451 0 1.29 .5533 1.80
    2001 .484 0 0 0 .484 .1756 .6596
    2002 .448 0 0 0 .448 .1756 .6256
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