Pollutant: Tons emitted per Year
Carbon Monoxide: 345.67
Nitrogen Oxide: 1,450.30
Sulfur Oxide: 92.05
Particulate Matter: 18.85
Volatile Organic Compounds: 139.90
Source: Facility report to the Michigan Air Emissions Reporting System in 2000.
Read related stories in this edition: Detroit's incinerator facility burns trash and money as nearby residents cough and steam; and how to find Detroit's recycling center (urban legend says drop-offs are sent straight to the trash incinerator, which operates the center).Lisa M. Collins is a Metro Times staff writer. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org