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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 30,781 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,681 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 62,550 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 666 .001
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 62,450 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 38,183
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 182,851 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 44,658 15
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 207,104 .001
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 249,380
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 68,071 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 138 .001
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 61,586 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 302,901 20
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 293,357 15

    *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 574,161 0 1,750 0 575,911 519,857 NA
    1989 577,850 11,000 1,750 0 590,600 464,636 NA
    1990 527,247 0 0 0 527,247 865,173 NA
    1991 501,697 0 22 0 501,719 843,127 3,110,608
    1992 384,660 0 0 0 384,660 1,631,618 3,458,187
    1993 368,759 0 5 0 368,764 1,874,870 3,871,819
    1994 283,033 0 5 0 283,038 1,530,235 3,558,899
    1995 188,085 0 0 0 188,085 2,222,812 3,867,653
    1996 109,220 0 0 0 109,220 3,099,726 4,595,989
    1997 150,248 0 0 0 150,248 10,317,219 6,819,519
    1998 445,726 15,690 0 0 461,416 5,294,807 7,414,445
    1999 464,806 0 2,204 0 467,010 5,654,618 7,272,806
    2000 463,468 0 2,012 0 465,480 5,066,970 6,684,871
    2001 366,454 30 212 0 366,695 3,780,778 5,075,493
    2002 304,037 30 124 0 304,191 2,977,159 4,812,950
    "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
    2001 .175 0 0 0 .175 0 .175
    2002 .194 0 0 0 .194 0 .194
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