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Environmental Release Report: MICHIGAN STEEL INC.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
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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 72 7
    Suspected Carcinogens 8 9
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 72 7
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 68
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5 7
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 68
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 80 16
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 80 16
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,862 9
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,858 7
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 68
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3,799 16
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,866 16
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 80 16

    *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 7,465 0 0 0 7,465 500 NA
    1989 4,624 0 0 0 4,624 413,741 NA
    1990 6,022 0 0 0 6,022 1,000 NA
    1991 9,650 0 0 0 9,650 7,050 13,600
    1992 7,000 0 0 0 7,000 6,220 16,400
    1993 13,251 0 0 0 13,251 12,476 25,600
    1994 14,431 0 0 0 14,431 8,043 26,979
    1995 15,771 5 0 0 15,776 15,231 461,510
    1996 15,963 255 0 0 16,218 9,955 430,500
    1997 15,510 255 0 0 15,765 35,300 564,680
    1998 16,784 255 0 0 17,039 16,217 413,689
    1999 13,211 500 0 0 13,711 12,488 25,446
    2000 5,000 255 0 0 5,255 3,579 8,453
    2001 4,812 255 0 0 5,067 11,953 16,560
    2002 3,866 16 0 0 3,882 11,417 15,307
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: MICHIGAN STEEL INC.
    Mailing Address: 1148 W. WESTERN AVE., MUSKEGON, MI 49441
    Public Contact: DENNIS WITHAM
    Phone: (616) 726-5177
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 43.22821
    Longitude: -86.26941
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

    Scorecard's report for MUSKEGON County on:

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