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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    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 57
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 59,957
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 51,607
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 8,350
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 51,607
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 59,957
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 59,957
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 59,957
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 57
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 59,900
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 59,900
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 51,550

    *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 297,617 293 0 0 297,910 280,338 NA
    1989 472,983 1 0 0 472,984 242,693 NA
    1990 379,330 10 250 0 379,590 15,359 NA
    1991 242,860 15 0 0 242,875 155,346 737,934
    1992 182,830 14 0 0 182,844 134,615 684,015
    1993 214,712 7 0 0 214,719 93,028 682,977
    1994 152,751 1 5,970 1 158,723 688,785 1,164,347
    1995 132,725 0 2,500 0 135,225 88,944 370,115
    1996 118,206 0 0 0 118,206 74,033 376,217
    1997 88,196 0 0 0 88,196 90,707 278,214
    1998 72,790 0 0 0 72,790 52,342 267,718
    1999 99,850 0 0 0 99,850 69,463 259,913
    2000 66,840 0 0 0 66,840 63,530 247,874
    2001 46,087 0 40,398 0 86,484 52,469 222,753
    2002 59,957 0 32,061 0 92,018 59,790 240,764
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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