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Environmental Release Report: OZAUKEE County, WI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in OZAUKEE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 OZAUKEE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 5,419 7
    Suspected Carcinogens 88,060 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 242,214 12
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 484 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 184,471 7
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 92,896 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 998,540 8
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 112,392 13
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,074,894 11
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,023,500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 244,860 7
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 400 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 245,293 8
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,212,004 13
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,134,973 63

    *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 417,872 2,750 12,000 0 432,622 4,182,807 NA
    1989 191,169 3,250 0 0 194,419 6,213,165 NA
    1990 262,718 90 0 5 262,813 510,136 NA
    1991 231,235 0 0 0 231,235 1,631,140 5,724,697
    1992 197,038 0 0 0 197,038 2,833,513 8,395,374
    1993 91,009 0 0 0 91,009 715,582 6,387,376
    1994 52,453 0 0 0 52,453 908,826 7,272,518
    1995 62,173 505 0 0 62,678 1,609,643 9,031,200
    1996 77,474 15 0 0 77,489 2,662,220 8,325,573
    1997 82,980 29 0 0 83,009 5,621,160 6,321,965
    1998 1,751,011 3,531 20,564 0 1,775,106 2,636,812 9,272,785
    1999 1,324,057 193 10,073 0 1,334,323 3,027,532 9,355,190
    2000 1,660,527 119 0 0 1,660,646 2,904,141 9,568,543
    2001 1,321,764 95 2,800 0 1,324,659 3,650,872 6,245,770
    2002 1,213,166 68 0 0 1,213,235 10,222,013 20,601,174
    "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 .39 0 0 0 .39 0 .39
    2001 .3 0 0 0 .3 0 .3
    2002 .22 0 0 0 .22 0 .22
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