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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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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 228,747 250
    Suspected Carcinogens 306 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 278,924 350,772
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 137
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 304,745 250
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 219,387
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 219,779 500
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 281,863 500
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 310,653 255
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 23,317
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 311,499 255
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 137
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 293,927 505
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 325,184 505
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 326,231 500

    *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 937,697 1,005 45,000 0 983,702 310,025 NA
    1989 1,167,932 1,000 0 0 1,168,932 216,843 NA
    1990 1,052,085 765 500 0 1,053,350 162,475 NA
    1991 838,049 15 35,776 0 873,840 1,733,151 3,195,465
    1992 792,793 15 65,400 0 858,208 1,648,933 2,980,764
    1993 377,775 15 28,195 0 405,985 1,777,636 3,218,325
    1994 411,404 260 4,340 0 416,004 1,600,806 2,621,317
    1995 569,678 505 200 0 570,383 1,780,794 3,001,734
    1996 649,478 15 0 0 649,493 2,591,480 3,445,922
    1997 526,277 15 784 0 527,076 4,380,798 3,458,034
    1998 400,531 15 784 0 401,330 2,118,919 3,341,437
    1999 343,268 285,173 658 0 629,099 1,722,377 3,002,875
    2000 309,419 352,591 9,857 0 671,867 1,563,922 3,311,650
    2001 310,510 342,657 0 0 653,167 1,928,738 3,274,869
    2002 326,284 351,027 9,520 0 686,831 1,691,516 3,124,797
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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