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

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    Rank counties in WISCONSIN or facilities in MARQUETTE 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 MARQUETTE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 .650
    Suspected Carcinogens 4
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants .650
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants .650
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants .650
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5

    *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 25,679 0 0 0 25,679 2,660 NA
    1989 24,575 0 0 0 24,575 0 NA
    1990 28,886 0 0 0 28,886 0 NA
    1991 28,397 0 0 0 28,397 250 28,422
    1992 24,899 0 0 0 24,899 6,326 30,999
    1993 5,737 0 0 0 5,737 7,675 13,214
    1994 9 0 0 0 9 25,016 25,025
    1995 41 0 0 0 41 19,516 19,557
    1996 8 0 0 0 8 18,577 18,585
    1997 23 0 0 0 23 45,448 22,746
    1998 31 0 0 0 31 33,556 33,587
    1999 4 0 0 0 4 69,687 69,691
    2000 4 0 0 0 4 36,317 107,637
    2001 6 0 0 0 6 31,495 31,501
    2002 5 0 0 0 5 8,089 8,093
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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