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Environmental Release Report: CLARK County, WI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CLARK County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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 CLARK County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHROMIUM 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)
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,400
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 4,775
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 4,775
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,359
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,815
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4,400
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,825
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 4,825
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 4,825
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,865
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,865

    *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 14,500 162,000 0 0 176,500 1,010 NA
    1989 23,301 0 0 0 23,301 750 NA
    1990 22,422 0 0 0 22,422 593 NA
    1991 16,326 0 0 0 16,326 250 256,389
    1992 7,798 0 0 0 7,798 0 205,289
    1993 16,829 0 0 0 16,829 0 169,430
    1994 18,602 0 0 0 18,602 0 287,736
    1995 24,598 0 0 0 24,598 88,505 382,266
    1996 23,362 0 0 0 23,362 149,001 454,994
    1997 7,161 0 3,600 0 10,761 80,910 356,977
    1998 7,788 0 89,000 0 96,788 162,953 961,989
    1999 7,731 19,000 108,000 0 134,731 129,292 787,192
    2000 7,660 9,800 66,000 0 83,460 98,733 834,226
    2001 4,967 0 125,258 0 130,225 68,422 765,520
    2002 4,865 0 149,295 0 154,160 89,076 737,720
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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