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Environmental Release Report: MARINETTE County, WI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MARINETTE 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 MARINETTE 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: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 10,089 260
    Suspected Carcinogens 80,071 260
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 234,282 760
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 21,456 .100
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 187,014 4,655
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 81,635
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 238,595 770
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 210,443 4,915
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 347,821 5,000
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 80,480
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 292,481 4,995
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 54
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 229,978 1,600
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 374,351 6,260
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 340,787 5,260

    *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 627,684 82,972 750 0 711,406 1,243,393 NA
    1989 1,047,226 35,827 750 0 1,083,803 259,061 NA
    1990 871,469 20,815 1,500 0 893,784 436,542 NA
    1991 584,447 6,324 1,250 0 592,021 2,903,463 4,359,164
    1992 449,590 5,236 701 0 455,527 2,680,581 4,404,154
    1993 450,474 5,627 250 0 456,351 1,765,820 3,726,898
    1994 329,542 3,272 500 0 333,314 1,628,323 3,082,786
    1995 419,408 4,004 1,005 0 424,417 1,926,037 2,633,590
    1996 385,681 3,722 1,005 0 390,408 2,126,624 4,535,191
    1997 427,183 17,221 11,265 5 455,674 4,747,656 6,970,748
    1998 488,763 18,120 2,220 0 509,103 3,342,344 5,627,298
    1999 357,351 16,870 1,990 0 376,211 2,287,693 9,377,498
    2000 356,717 2,460 6 0 359,182 2,161,669 7,824,000
    2001 407,586 5,585 951 0 414,123 1,928,740 6,738,942
    2002 375,917 6,260 1,316 0 383,492 1,346,290 5,643,688
    "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 .503 0 .2903 0 .7933 0 .7933
    2001 .2933 0 .3152 0 .6085 0 .6085
    2002 .08071 0 .3043 0 .385 0 .385
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