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Environmental Release Report: OTSEGO County, MI
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in OTSEGO 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 OTSEGO 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 OTSEGO County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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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 124,046
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 181,739
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 124,051
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 181,742
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 305,270
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 340,124
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 158,382
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 340,126
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 340,121

    *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 139,000 1 0 0 139,001 75,290 NA
    1989 47,650 0 0 0 47,650 121,777 NA
    1990 47,630 0 1 0 47,631 66,860 NA
    1991 48,525 0 5 0 48,530 41,555 485,418
    1992 16,105 0 5 0 16,110 18,060 484,076
    1993 28,205 0 0 0 28,205 526,085 491,917
    1994 74,205 0 0 0 74,205 749,872 824,396
    1995 53,105 0 0 0 53,105 983,172 987,694
    1996 69,210 0 0 0 69,210 923,225 991,508
    1997 64,716 0 0 0 64,716 1,747,590 938,492
    1998 362,506 0 0 0 362,506 1,037,250 1,399,833
    1999 361,114 5 0 0 361,119 1,017,049 1,378,189
    2000 380,869 0 0 0 380,869 1,133,020 1,512,911
    2001 321,067 0 0 0 321,067 1,009,262 1,330,098
    2002 340,129 0 0 0 340,129 505,537 849,598
    "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 .1301 0 0 0 .1301 .145 .145
    2001 .1304 0 0 0 .1304 .00732 .1378
    2002 .1444 0 0 0 .1444 0 .158
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