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

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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 ST. CROIX County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:TRICHLOROETHYLENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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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 18,028
    Suspected Carcinogens 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 79,236 3,614
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 67,298
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 18,337
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 55,482
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 67,303
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 66,994
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 90,748
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 55,482
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 67,303
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 66,994

    *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 67,160 0 0 0 67,160 311,707 NA
    1989 40,562 0 0 0 40,562 46,659 NA
    1990 35,971 0 0 0 35,971 84,053 NA
    1991 66,703 0 0 0 66,703 92,630 158,424
    1992 149,678 0 92,160 0 241,838 97,000 254,104
    1993 113,861 0 67,860 0 181,721 222,105 283,751
    1994 86,294 0 64,223 0 150,517 215,145 317,403
    1995 79,554 0 50,906 0 130,460 152,219 247,756
    1996 150,441 0 10,084 0 160,525 117,526 313,200
    1997 149,592 0 10,084 0 159,676 68,840 242,080
    1998 82,534 0 26,575 0 109,109 57,316 220,963
    1999 102,071 3,096 10,463 0 115,630 38,299 181,143
    2000 33,442 3,597 14,130 0 51,169 154,396 216,236
    2001 118,163 4,080 24,264 0 146,507 286,368 474,786
    2002 90,753 3,614 22,466 0 116,833 83,657 237,494
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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