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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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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: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 4,377 18
    Suspected Carcinogens 267
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 809,440 2,069
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 21,084 18
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 728,751
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 161,704
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 258,530 21
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 709,078 2,069
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 882,817 2,069
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 291,333
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 921,638 2,069
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 579 18
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 670,813
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,099,757 2,054
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 802,007 2,054

    *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 1,509,814 1,327 138,750 0 1,649,891 557,194 NA
    1989 1,681,166 271 3,768 0 1,685,205 285,827 NA
    1990 1,712,916 31 0 0 1,712,947 304,790 NA
    1991 1,716,030 13 0 0 1,716,043 630,537 2,860,082
    1992 1,744,617 7 250 0 1,744,874 527,474 3,591,546
    1993 1,641,443 11,020 250 0 1,652,713 15,403,963 20,968,500
    1994 1,605,770 35 0 0 1,605,805 9,988,634 15,097,850
    1995 1,467,968 10 0 0 1,467,978 11,939,231 23,628,740
    1996 1,551,568 10 0 0 1,551,578 16,801,781 21,816,982
    1997 1,539,425 10 0 0 1,539,435 23,356,072 17,715,672
    1998 1,734,668 45 65,000 0 1,799,713 8,624,583 12,987,422
    1999 1,810,277 5,973 0 0 1,816,250 6,445,296 11,592,420
    2000 1,765,010 4,663 10 0 1,769,683 9,152,254 12,983,952
    2001 1,338,040 3,919 10 0 1,341,969 8,991,844 11,828,809
    2002 1,189,594 2,075 10 0 1,191,679 11,094,983 14,342,348
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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