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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 61,983
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,325
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 130,905
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6,676
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 51,087
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 63,297
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 57,767
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 119,743
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 119,739
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 130,905
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 7
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 119,732
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 130,902
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 57,760

    *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 500,215 750 1,750 500 503,215 723,467 NA
    1989 235,240 0 0 0 235,240 624,400 NA
    1990 239,149 0 0 0 239,149 251,778 NA
    1991 516,172 0 0 0 516,172 300,691 663,562
    1992 391,562 0 0 0 391,562 254,487 984,517
    1993 305,375 0 0 0 305,375 243,870 938,690
    1994 203,518 0 0 0 203,518 234,010 846,483
    1995 274,368 0 0 0 274,368 268,460 954,595
    1996 227,180 0 0 0 227,180 200,403 935,851
    1997 177,568 0 0 0 177,568 179,800 790,040
    1998 175,540 0 0 0 175,540 299,435 1,365,617
    1999 197,170 0 0 0 197,170 236,118 720,563
    2000 184,425 0 0 0 184,425 274,036 819,982
    2001 155,459 0 0 0 155,459 304,183 824,928
    2002 130,909 0 0 0 130,909 296,933 817,344
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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