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

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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 GREEN 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:COPPER
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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 1,005
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,540
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,523
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 4,142
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,688
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5,682
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 8,245
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 6,686
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5,126
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 8,898
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,174

    *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 102,800 0 0 0 102,800 77,490 NA
    1989 58,110 0 76,800 0 134,910 126,959 NA
    1990 23,079 0 5,487 0 28,566 134,507 NA
    1991 19,597 0 8,231 0 27,828 104,936 166,086
    1992 24,875 0 0 0 24,875 124,086 216,249
    1993 40,199 0 0 0 40,199 200,027 304,453
    1994 38,195 0 0 0 38,195 252,951 346,321
    1995 56,435 0 0 0 56,435 386,740 516,061
    1996 31,759 0 0 0 31,759 686,759 850,901
    1997 73,866 0 0 0 73,866 1,871,880 1,306,819
    1998 31,552 0 0 0 31,552 867,738 2,118,176
    1999 38,459 0 0 0 38,459 651,790 730,163
    2000 19,563 0 0 0 19,563 787,747 821,352
    2001 5,447 0 0 0 5,447 600,500 645,652
    2002 8,898 0 0 0 8,898 674,229 708,786
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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