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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 2,970
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,412
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 48,711
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,187
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 46,524
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,717
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,382
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 50,873
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 63,740 480
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 63,111 480
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,187
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 64,586 480
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 65,053 480
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 64,384 480

    *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 212,731 0 6,421 0 219,152 5,672 NA
    1989 197,357 0 5,300 0 202,657 6,747 NA
    1990 315,883 0 0 0 315,883 6,668 NA
    1991 328,926 0 0 0 328,926 1,676,140 2,006,133
    1992 117,550 0 0 0 117,550 1,017,459 2,354,931
    1993 107,970 0 0 0 107,970 1,431,047 1,425,454
    1994 121,389 0 0 0 121,389 1,258,156 1,414,629
    1995 122,986 0 0 0 122,986 1,159,860 1,357,537
    1996 54,445 300 0 0 54,745 1,194,087 1,279,493
    1997 27,170 0 0 0 27,170 2,338,535 1,196,833
    1998 25,995 664 0 0 26,659 1,193,157 1,220,794
    1999 8,422 605 423 0 9,450 1,378,820 1,386,998
    2000 93,848 260 0 0 94,108 1,676,452 1,771,838
    2001 64,809 1,200 0 0 66,009 804,290 877,866
    2002 66,023 480 0 0 66,503 5,020 157,888
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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