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Environmental Release Report: LA CROSSE County, WI
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LA CROSSE 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 LA CROSSE 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 LA CROSSE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 5,096 .569
    Suspected Carcinogens 5,831
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 389,947 .569
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 14,233 .260
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 197,363 .309
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,801
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 44,861 .569
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 211,825 251
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 434,749 .260
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 19,667
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 419,973 .569
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 209 .260
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 211,817 .309
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 435,505 250
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 260,862 .309

    *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 1,718,292 0 0 0 1,718,292 2,195,649 NA
    1989 1,894,178 0 0 0 1,894,178 195,256 NA
    1990 1,490,258 1 0 0 1,490,259 52,122 NA
    1991 1,311,129 511 8 0 1,311,648 710,638 3,337,586
    1992 1,227,769 515 13 0 1,228,297 585,093 2,677,717
    1993 1,234,177 525 0 0 1,234,702 709,035 2,655,401
    1994 880,222 0 1 0 880,223 348,960 1,736,878
    1995 935,772 0 1 0 935,773 430,461 2,249,538
    1996 803,404 1 5 0 803,410 319,808 1,621,182
    1997 787,687 5 0 0 787,692 891,333 1,548,097
    1998 996,166 255 0 0 996,421 598,258 2,153,919
    1999 1,068,211 251 0 0 1,068,462 601,778 2,101,466
    2000 1,110,829 1,002 5,859 0 1,117,690 550,802 2,622,100
    2001 1,075,198 252 3,822 0 1,079,272 550,986 2,021,440
    2002 440,622 251 0 0 440,872 459,280 1,526,716
    "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 28.00 0 0 0 28.00 0 28.00
    2001 20.24 0 0 0 20.24 0 20.24
    2002 5.76 0 0 0 5.76 0 5.76
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