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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TOLUENE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,291
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,750
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10,618
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 8,778
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 14,368
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 14,368
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 14,368
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 12,291
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 14,368
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 13,868

    *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 50,554 0 0 0 50,554 4,547 NA
    1989 31,557 0 0 0 31,557 6,567 NA
    1990 35,658 0 0 0 35,658 3,669 NA
    1991 9,616 0 0 0 9,616 54,110 34,303
    1992 10,413 0 0 0 10,413 15,967 24,952
    1993 9,534 0 0 0 9,534 59,795 14,056
    1994 11,342 0 0 0 11,342 9,000 19,659
    1995 99,690 0 0 0 99,690 44,724 143,366
    1996 52,253 0 0 0 52,253 409,790 491,563
    1997 79,551 0 0 0 79,551 836,504 521,766
    1998 174,540 0 9 0 174,549 335,365 543,639
    1999 45,871 0 0 0 45,871 292,732 338,105
    2000 39,096 0 250 0 39,346 36,346 118,355
    2001 13,747 0 77,030 0 90,777 30,715 195,142
    2002 14,368 0 74,956 0 89,324 27,872 196,514
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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