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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 48161 (MONROE, MI)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 48161*
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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 14,786 708
    Suspected Carcinogens 16,340 7,647
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 457,015 6,746
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,407 36
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 444,314 2,372
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 12,301
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,527,052 2,660
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 31,417 11,861
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 7,960,128 7,054
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 8,592,000 4,300
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 460,876 7,809
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 777 36
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 463,205 6,745
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 8,623,560 9,075
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 8,621,066 20,599

    *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
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 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 42,700 0 0 0 42,700 541,470 NA
    1989 49,850 0 0 0 49,850 71,150 NA
    1990 89,011 0 0 0 89,011 428,810 NA
    1991 83,724 0 0 0 83,724 14,435 97,099
    1992 99,457 0 0 0 99,457 5,005,833 5,100,738
    1993 139,619 0 0 0 139,619 4,813,612 4,945,997
    1994 115,379 0 0 0 115,379 4,152,379 4,263,994
    1995 13,364 0 0 0 13,364 5,351,564 5,356,411
    1996 19,759 0 0 0 19,759 4,975,166 4,995,314
    1997 17,507 90 0 0 17,597 10,521,877 5,278,645
    1998 8,095,403 11,799 4,538,272 0 12,645,474 6,473,766 21,253,428
    1999 11,278,060 14,668 3,540,900 0 14,833,628 6,707,432 23,553,033
    2000 10,841,458 15,111 4,268,916 0 15,125,485 5,882,963 23,870,695
    2001 10,164,142 27,442 2,305,120 0 12,496,704 3,314,652 18,797,644
    2002 8,636,160 29,311 3,860,132 0 12,525,603 4,036,231 19,125,268
    "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 1.34 0 0 0 1.34 0 1.34
    2001 1.31 0 0 0 1.31 0 1.31
    2002 1.21 0 0 0 1.21 0 1.21
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