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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 665 154
    Suspected Carcinogens 163,683 .400
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 306,649 154
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 87,073 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 246,616 151
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 163,572 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 359,736 313
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 334,373 3
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 421,189 3
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 114,599
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 333,988 3
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 22 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 307,341 151
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 449,168 313
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 448,676 154

    *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 619,722 0 0 0 619,722 860,317 NA
    1989 663,026 0 0 0 663,026 246,511 NA
    1990 557,925 0 0 0 557,925 347,266 NA
    1991 511,084 0 0 0 511,084 492,121 1,657,955
    1992 420,847 0 0 0 420,847 411,398 1,795,524
    1993 396,378 0 0 0 396,378 668,710 2,217,327
    1994 304,987 0 0 0 304,987 805,504 2,513,813
    1995 343,452 0 0 0 343,452 704,222 1,975,535
    1996 303,996 50,220 0 0 354,216 578,441 1,928,229
    1997 320,099 84,363 0 0 404,462 930,353 2,002,666
    1998 504,891 45,602 382,800 0 933,293 296,214 1,418,264
    1999 559,302 113,457 520,958 0 1,193,717 338,051 1,775,412
    2000 402,123 119,766 34,352 0 556,241 373,803 922,037
    2001 379,468 354 211,779 0 591,601 250,880 935,810
    2002 451,241 313 55,790 0 507,344 389,551 1,569,214
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .8018 0 0 0 .8018 0 .8018
    2001 .7821 0 0 0 .7821 0 .7821
    2002 .3615 0 0 0 .3615 0 .3615
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