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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:METHYL TERT-BUTYL ETHER
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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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 .100
    Suspected Carcinogens 990
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 8,101
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5,967
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 4,477
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .100
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,060
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10,660
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 59,526
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 61,086
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .100
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 56,780
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 61,086
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 59,381

    *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 152,298 525 0 0 152,823 327,725 NA
    1989 222,609 2,750 32,000 0 257,359 321,405 NA
    1990 148,914 3,275 4,000 0 156,189 445,350 NA
    1991 93,503 30 1,500 0 95,033 2,863,539 3,491,874
    1992 102,233 15 3,000 0 105,248 3,221,139 5,488,258
    1993 78,115 265 2,300 0 80,680 3,676,232 5,978,455
    1994 67,546 0 0 0 67,546 3,110,125 5,020,781
    1995 101,676 0 5 0 101,681 3,300,625 5,875,582
    1996 173,203 27 0 0 173,230 5,638,980 6,822,444
    1997 96,881 24 0 0 96,905 11,453,710 6,703,190
    1998 102,140 38 5 0 102,183 4,835,020 5,681,547
    1999 96,461 51 0 0 96,512 7,398,563 7,610,377
    2000 86,541 55 0 0 86,596 4,690,607 5,072,924
    2001 48,043 13 0 0 48,056 1,938,291 2,177,202
    2002 61,086 0 0 0 61,086 6,095,596 6,550,181
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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