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Environmental Release Report: ONTONAGON County, MI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ONTONAGON 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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    Rank counties in MICHIGAN or facilities in ONTONAGON County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 ONTONAGON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 40,733 3,556
    Suspected Carcinogens 16
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 58 45
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 58 45
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 193,934 33,399
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 161,603 3,556
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 193,976 33,444
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 274,405 30,643
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 180,890
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 194,242 34,154
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 42 45
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 250 710
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 375,074 34,109
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 375,074 34,109

    *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 100,325 7,534 0 0 107,859 0 NA
    1989 229,353 185 0 0 229,538 0 NA
    1990 276,985 184 0 0 277,169 0 NA
    1991 3,668,775 174 3,760,000 0 7,428,949 0 108,793,758
    1992 5,627,567 164 3,558,000 0 9,185,731 0 150,742,954
    1993 6,576,857 164 3,784,000 0 10,361,021 0 167,902,140
    1994 4,745,878 160 3,942,000 0 8,688,038 0 160,134,205
    1995 1,459,301 35,980 367,976 0 1,863,257 0 37,375,616
    1996 969,395 37,195 0 14,683 1,021,273 0 1,789,843
    1997 1,156,261 32,299 0 0 1,188,560 0 1,494,369
    1998 637,339 30,479 252 0 668,070 255,737 1,214,583
    1999 677,710 33,244 32 0 710,986 203,824 1,214,391
    2000 522,286 31,908 0 0 554,194 37,120 876,936
    2001 396,773 33,188 416 0 430,377 48,751 841,259
    2002 375,132 34,154 4,223 0 413,509 49,639 767,853
    "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
    2001 .159 0 .0238 0 .1828 0 .183
    2002 .156 0 .017 0 .173 0 .173
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