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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROMETHANE
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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 20,740 10
    Suspected Carcinogens 34,809 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 559,461 15
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 80,101 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 475,054 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 15,982
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 379,599 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 549,473 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 599,684 15
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 635,459 20
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,417
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 515,151 20
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 621,909 20
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 545,718 20

    *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 1,956,218 7,100 500 0 1,963,818 1,574,409 NA
    1989 1,613,284 2,790 55,700 0 1,671,774 1,250,137 NA
    1990 1,217,123 770 0 0 1,217,893 1,133,098 NA
    1991 663,954 70 0 0 664,024 2,697,046 4,533,656
    1992 1,231,084 0 0 0 1,231,084 3,160,103 6,404,399
    1993 1,457,761 19 250 0 1,458,030 4,040,688 6,249,455
    1994 1,107,781 750 250 0 1,108,781 4,257,180 4,791,194
    1995 1,231,524 0 250 0 1,231,774 4,816,388 6,692,539
    1996 1,057,790 47 100 0 1,057,937 3,084,794 4,979,389
    1997 1,093,582 1,922 0 0 1,095,504 10,125,090 7,026,089
    1998 1,189,811 5,063 24,396 0 1,219,270 2,939,528 5,013,595
    1999 1,445,433 858 19,053 0 1,465,344 2,495,512 4,792,044
    2000 1,232,486 770 0 0 1,233,256 2,660,820 4,518,800
    2001 723,132 20 0 0 723,152 2,108,987 3,472,389
    2002 636,338 20 0 0 636,358 2,213,032 3,497,450
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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