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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 49444 (MUSKEGON, MI)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 49444*
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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 15,586 2
    Suspected Carcinogens 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 16,377 2
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 260
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 20,432 2
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 15,553 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 15,854 2
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 20,983 2
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 21,029 2
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 3
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 21,151 2
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .280
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 16,368 2
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 21,160 2
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 20,871 2

    *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 6,230 0 0 0 6,230 1,256 NA
    1989 60,549 81 0 0 60,630 127 NA
    1990 30,236 4 0 0 30,240 1,012 NA
    1991 353,312 72 15,546 0 368,930 176,442 616,594
    1992 269,502 16 121,264 0 390,782 185,538 610,166
    1993 208,762 14 103,332 0 312,108 179,056 389,638
    1994 174,950 12 0 0 174,962 187,278 384,108
    1995 65,799 6 0 0 65,805 220,246 299,432
    1996 145,741 7 0 0 145,748 103,345 268,195
    1997 80,905 6 0 0 80,911 1,628,148 898,348
    1998 43,264 6 0 0 43,270 272,452 318,426
    1999 36,626 4 0 0 36,630 52,613 91,222
    2000 30,303 4 0 0 30,307 86,009 117,852
    2001 27,105 2 0 0 27,107 204,712 231,453
    2002 21,163 2 .100 0 21,165 236,703 259,791
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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