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Environmental Release Report: JACKSON County, WI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in JACKSON 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 JACKSON 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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 180
    Suspected Carcinogens 3
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 180
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 180
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants .130
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 183
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 183
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 180
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 180
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 180
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants .130
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3

    *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
    1989 0 0 71,568 0 71,568 0 NA
    1990 0 0 68,308 0 68,308 0 NA
    1991 0 0 87,148 0 87,148 0 87,148
    1992 0 0 80,488 0 80,488 0 80,488
    1993 0 0 65,348 0 65,348 0 65,348
    1994 0 0 59,611 0 59,611 0 59,611
    1995 0 0 13,192 0 13,192 0 54,107
    1996 0 0 14,744 0 14,744 0 67,909
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1998 0 0 31,507 0 31,507 0 63,478
    1999 0 0 20,382 0 20,382 0 48,302
    2000 0 0 23,061 0 23,061 0 54,652
    2001 5 0 36,134 0 36,139 4,687 77,673
    2002 183 0 40,289 0 40,472 6,448 87,792
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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