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Environmental Release Report: WAYNE County, MI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WAYNE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 WAYNE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CADMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CADMIUM COMPOUNDS
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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 340,576 1,634
    Suspected Carcinogens 67,700 351
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,578,917 64,508
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 304,862 1,154
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,456,786 26,055
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 301,008 58
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,833,612 10,856
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,377,730 29,011
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 7,964,217 47,372
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 5,197,509
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 4,338,066 49,596
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 54,842 1,376
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,667,764 47,250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 9,175,287 58,039
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 7,944,767 48,602

    *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 14,824,329 754,882 21,914 684,956 16,286,081 93,779,408 NA
    1989 14,924,754 357,997 59,461 790,937 16,133,149 42,788,816 NA
    1990 13,065,541 343,438 3,822 934,278 14,347,079 39,417,288 NA
    1991 8,845,192 447,607 12,949 634,925 9,940,673 92,486,689 205,608,624
    1992 7,838,948 390,454 2,800 0 8,232,202 91,714,506 211,578,866
    1993 11,111,888 153,201 6,397 0 11,271,486 141,029,275 205,767,584
    1994 12,116,249 367,265 2,057 0 12,485,571 93,701,707 160,195,398
    1995 9,872,337 82,865 2,044 0 9,957,246 49,920,301 79,058,938
    1996 8,098,258 1,154,420 1,468 0 9,254,146 54,136,885 113,673,391
    1997 7,219,596 52,195 13,825 0 7,285,616 107,001,433 87,656,348
    1998 9,813,326 78,526 8,493,258 0 18,385,110 235,119,025 401,383,882
    1999 11,257,920 179,135 7,086,668 0 18,523,723 136,315,570 196,331,257
    2000 9,965,707 172,573 22,427,458 0 32,565,738 78,102,166 150,439,026
    2001 8,293,712 189,511 12,813,706 100 21,297,029 176,223,802 221,855,720
    2002 9,605,107 98,100 738,155 0 10,441,363 132,494,809 239,030,935
    "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 .8541 0 0 0 .8541 8.06 8.92
    2001 1.61 0 .08 0 1.69 8.14 8.99
    2002 .7808 0 0 0 .7808 8.06 8.84
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