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Environmental Release Report: SANILAC County, MI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in SANILAC 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 SANILAC 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 SANILAC 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: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 2,718
    Suspected Carcinogens 21,905
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 52,160
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,228
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 53,196
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 22,405
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 47,593
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 61,424
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 76,771 85
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 78,163 85
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,218
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 63,789 85
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 76,053 85
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 74,445 85

    *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 401,622 0 0 0 401,622 6,273 NA
    1989 555,974 250 0 0 556,224 18,622 NA
    1990 533,739 250 0 0 533,989 17,550 NA
    1991 303,622 250 250 0 304,122 159,258 613,504
    1992 260,223 250 706 0 261,179 122,983 511,390
    1993 166,301 5 0 0 166,306 62,231 331,623
    1994 119,798 5 0 0 119,803 49,500 198,869
    1995 123,079 5 0 0 123,084 36,774 202,221
    1996 111,531 335 0 0 111,866 40,192 191,077
    1997 130,390 5 0 0 130,395 174,353 271,484
    1998 136,315 5 0 0 136,320 88,282 275,962
    1999 158,276 5 0 0 158,281 69,800 298,393
    2000 241,885 127 0 0 242,012 59,918 349,631
    2001 147,249 340 0 0 147,589 82,957 271,021
    2002 78,271 85 5 0 78,361 68,030 320,649
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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