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Emission statement


Pollutant: Tons emitted per Year

Carbon Monoxide: 345.67

Lead: 0.11

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).

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