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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 1,689 16
    Suspected Carcinogens 20,985
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 123,082 53
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,436 13
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 99,293 40
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 21,493 13
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 30,909 41
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 99,723 53
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 124,406 50
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 123,817 16
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 377 13
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 97,858 40
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 132,567 78
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 67,911 16

    *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 110,002 0 1,412,000 0 1,522,002 3,004,395 NA
    1989 115,728 0 0 0 115,728 123,680 NA
    1990 138,506 0 0 0 138,506 179,412 NA
    1991 148,903 0 2,930 0 151,833 3,777,186 4,559,198
    1992 133,668 755 0 0 134,423 4,690,132 7,034,903
    1993 184,170 755 0 0 184,925 3,041,032 6,314,349
    1994 165,879 755 0 0 166,634 4,368,312 7,091,749
    1995 193,988 755 0 0 194,743 3,554,842 7,815,424
    1996 100,362 92 0 0 100,454 2,427,300 6,596,969
    1997 107,863 82 0 0 107,945 6,594,232 5,981,770
    1998 108,426 110 0 0 108,536 3,319,590 5,605,514
    1999 99,633 94 0 0 99,727 3,920,011 7,271,312
    2000 87,656 117 0 0 87,773 3,672,978 4,112,004
    2001 97,966 114 0 0 98,080 2,912,230 3,486,772
    2002 132,567 78 0 0 132,645 3,964,241 5,180,471
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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