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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:2-CHLORO-1,1,1,2-TETRAFLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 173,350 253
    Suspected Carcinogens 13,477 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,453,004 263
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 349,486 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,722,110 250
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 177,893
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,273,566 355
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,062,492 23
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,449,425 8
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 30,600
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,679,768 46
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 332 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,924,941 293
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,616,198 405
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,150,611 260

    *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 9,000,951 32,828 33,290 0 9,067,069 4,223,313 NA
    1989 10,351,854 17,990 4,289 0 10,374,133 4,285,956 NA
    1990 9,443,593 88,960 0 0 9,532,553 3,112,931 NA
    1991 8,122,838 7,939 41,630 1 8,172,408 12,257,901 28,081,955
    1992 8,054,596 1,335 853 0 8,056,784 18,525,612 38,163,369
    1993 6,751,468 527 62,145 0 6,814,140 16,284,290 35,847,970
    1994 6,207,382 603 265 0 6,208,250 24,726,436 45,367,856
    1995 4,893,951 546 540 0 4,895,037 21,589,101 38,241,289
    1996 5,258,926 349 12,659 0 5,271,934 21,745,609 37,874,459
    1997 4,042,948 733 9,672 0 4,053,353 51,284,533 35,383,585
    1998 3,846,713 854 12,329 0 3,859,896 23,362,520 27,827,882
    1999 4,856,874 495 2,350 0 4,859,719 21,293,943 29,623,176
    2000 5,250,072 637 777 0 5,251,486 16,189,773 23,988,454
    2001 2,727,747 599 22 0 2,728,368 15,076,384 20,112,642
    2002 2,742,829 408 1,652 0 2,744,889 10,762,826 34,304,429
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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