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Environmental Release Report: CALUMET County, WI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CALUMET County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    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 CALUMET 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 CALUMET County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 1,381 36
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,314 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 9,896 41,937
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,150 31
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 8,061 255
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 492
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,456 41
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10,926 291
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 11,461 291
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 11,357 41
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 914 31
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 10,315 265
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 40,411 265
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,466 10

    *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 124,220 2,250 374,500 0 500,970 1,721,750 NA
    1989 169,231 2,500 0 0 171,731 67,691 NA
    1990 110,478 20 0 0 110,498 59,246 NA
    1991 59,955 10 0 0 59,965 190,407 1,325,465
    1992 75,743 40 0 0 75,783 283,135 1,435,181
    1993 64,663 40 2 0 64,705 258,844 1,428,789
    1994 83,940 530 12 0 84,482 612,016 1,567,423
    1995 54,037 275 1 0 54,313 479,987 955,498
    1996 70,331 765 0 0 71,096 590,211 1,518,084
    1997 70,286 520 0 0 70,806 1,247,121 1,231,957
    1998 69,200 515 61,892 0 131,607 361,727 845,998
    1999 85,517 510 74,328 0 160,355 381,728 1,234,266
    2000 53,108 33,801 8,350 0 95,260 446,137 1,053,585
    2001 46,618 30,383 12,128 0 89,129 333,787 913,959
    2002 41,371 41,947 33,313 0 116,631 261,184 847,359
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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