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Environmental Release Report: CHIPPEWA County, WI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CHIPPEWA 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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    *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 CHIPPEWA County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 22,780
    Suspected Carcinogens 26
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 44,130
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,593
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 33,787
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 22,360
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 33,973
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 43,912 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 50,332
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 50,322
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 170
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 50,656
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 51,432 5
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 51,168

    *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 138,854 0 0 0 138,854 523,609 NA
    1989 185,015 0 0 0 185,015 85,139 NA
    1990 147,187 0 0 0 147,187 30,422 NA
    1991 182,239 0 5 0 182,244 95,192 976,844
    1992 131,185 750 5 0 131,940 78,166 907,008
    1993 132,767 15 0 0 132,782 80,479 706,978
    1994 99,951 15 0 0 99,966 87,088 595,471
    1995 134,165 15 250 0 134,430 84,620 593,144
    1996 44,554 15 0 0 44,569 40,045 466,162
    1997 84,724 15 0 0 84,739 699,403 950,472
    1998 102,444 0 0 0 102,444 569,009 1,727,558
    1999 77,521 5 0 0 77,526 606,570 960,020
    2000 99,262 5 0 0 99,267 712,428 1,290,156
    2001 68,520 5 0 0 68,525 686,939 1,238,977
    2002 51,602 5 0 0 51,607 792,955 1,367,561
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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