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Environmental Release Report: ST. CLAIR County, MI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ST. CLAIR 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 ST. CLAIR County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    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 1,733 265
    Suspected Carcinogens 5,816 672
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,070,699 477
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 766,240 86
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 317,111 386
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,835 13
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,440,793 1,230
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 795,839 917
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,821,164 266
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,337,643
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,190,587 972
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,175 70
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,166,840 895
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,331,988 2,075
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,211,794 16,288

    *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 4,209,103 30,175 1,500,000 0 5,739,278 1,671,336 NA
    1989 553,372 4,100 7 1 557,480 415,333 NA
    1990 3,764,376 5,860 255 0 3,770,491 131,099 NA
    1991 3,678,181 5,450 0 0 3,683,631 658,800 26,130,306
    1992 4,391,256 4,555 0 0 4,395,811 814,871 78,428,985
    1993 4,866,886 1,410 0 0 4,868,296 791,211 74,472,455
    1994 4,272,180 1,043 73,500 0 4,346,723 6,848,781 84,868,016
    1995 3,384,403 3 0 0 3,384,406 3,717,753 82,467,086
    1996 3,265,720 376 316,254 0 3,582,350 3,851,173 83,212,325
    1997 3,543,896 550 0 0 3,544,446 8,781,248 87,296,380
    1998 4,718,044 53,955 2,754,595 0 7,526,594 10,525,269 45,046,645
    1999 2,973,137 13,619 1,175,570 0 4,162,326 10,308,485 42,555,984
    2000 2,804,558 21,555 1,523,957 0 4,350,070 11,397,971 47,382,946
    2001 2,665,987 19,375 1,427,673 0 4,113,035 9,303,102 43,185,882
    2002 3,335,816 18,104 1,326,037 0 4,679,957 6,907,964 41,389,085
    "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 1.46 0 0 0 1.46 0 1.46
    2001 1.37 0 0 0 1.37 0 1.37
    2002 1.57 0 0 0 1.57 0 1.57
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