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Environmental Release Report: BARRON County, WI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BARRON County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in WISCONSIN or facilities in BARRON County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for BARRON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:TRICHLOROETHYLENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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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 13,282
    Suspected Carcinogens 54,849
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 167,026
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 27,667
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 132,763
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 71,631
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 128,128
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 160,429
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 163,760
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 172,005
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 151,990
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 172,182
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 153,595

    *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 354,575 250 0 0 354,825 435,032 NA
    1989 337,197 250 3,278 0 340,725 189,076 NA
    1990 304,440 30 3,370 15 307,855 134,019 NA
    1991 314,853 15 60 10 314,938 152,668 736,507
    1992 325,053 25 100 25 325,203 145,693 702,268
    1993 250,680 15 30 0 250,725 138,465 812,065
    1994 226,931 25 50 0 227,006 91,210 667,399
    1995 239,593 30 70 5 239,698 89,453 640,129
    1996 220,046 0 0 0 220,046 84,112 613,207
    1997 175,578 0 0 0 175,578 141,762 604,156
    1998 257,938 0 2,172 0 260,110 101,933 1,633,034
    1999 204,467 0 469 0 204,936 331,390 749,390
    2000 178,145 0 155 0 178,300 372,187 740,498
    2001 145,268 0 1,251 0 146,519 223,530 608,331
    2002 172,182 0 453 0 172,635 270,270 820,384
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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