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Environmental Release Report: JEFFERSON County, WI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in JEFFERSON 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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    *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 JEFFERSON 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:AMMONIA
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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 109
    Suspected Carcinogens 38,809
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 150,702
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 189
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 119,278
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 38,685
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 42,062
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 117,371
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 269,131
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 269,076
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 221,160
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 269,480
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 244,442

    *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 798,313 500 0 0 798,813 537,381 NA
    1989 997,927 250 0 0 998,177 442,988 NA
    1990 1,572,509 187 0 0 1,572,696 468,650 NA
    1991 1,679,097 0 28,877 0 1,707,974 628,144 2,933,580
    1992 1,344,357 0 37,932 0 1,382,289 672,951 2,499,157
    1993 1,066,757 0 38,204 0 1,104,961 525,119 2,533,983
    1994 1,093,284 0 36,354 0 1,129,638 567,985 2,629,727
    1995 1,050,862 0 23,089 0 1,073,951 527,919 1,762,394
    1996 886,511 0 0 0 886,511 679,592 1,676,055
    1997 747,459 0 0 0 747,459 1,283,864 1,399,555
    1998 866,135 0 0 0 866,135 540,591 1,786,285
    1999 459,935 4 151 0 460,090 414,152 1,651,690
    2000 347,860 4 0 0 347,864 377,333 1,682,823
    2001 235,024 2 0 0 235,026 301,330 1,383,867
    2002 269,480 0 0 0 269,480 229,132 1,243,423
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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