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

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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 JUNEAU County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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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:CHROMIUM
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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 19
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,151
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 17,247
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,478
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 21,307
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 6,682
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 13,664
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 31,813
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 28,241
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 31,859
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 13,722
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 31,903
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 28,254

    *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 521,714 3,000 0 0 524,714 95,687 NA
    1989 550,171 0 0 0 550,171 89,576 NA
    1990 522,315 0 0 0 522,315 51,326 NA
    1991 404,373 0 0 0 404,373 42,767 442,666
    1992 423,531 0 0 0 423,531 40,013 448,337
    1993 349,857 0 0 0 349,857 41,723 388,623
    1994 195,939 0 0 0 195,939 25,671 197,734
    1995 192,284 0 0 0 192,284 46,497 340,730
    1996 201,006 0 90 0 201,096 305,534 732,439
    1997 79,991 0 0 0 79,991 668,146 671,375
    1998 53,633 0 0 0 53,633 551,395 954,358
    1999 59,410 0 0 0 59,410 807,128 1,494,568
    2000 39,056 0 0 0 39,056 1,217,133 1,722,357
    2001 17,229 0 175,101 0 192,330 1,468,323 1,602,848
    2002 31,903 0 16 0 31,919 1,258,620 1,672,374
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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