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Environmental Release Report: WASHINGTON County, WI
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WASHINGTON 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):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank counties in WISCONSIN or facilities in WASHINGTON 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 WASHINGTON 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 666
    Suspected Carcinogens 665
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 101,098 42,500
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5,671
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 95,417
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 65
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 18,959
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 101,753
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 121,617
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 121,296
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 65
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 122,163
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 122,266
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 98,088

    *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 680,111 0 0 0 680,111 392,462 NA
    1989 743,363 0 0 0 743,363 359,307 NA
    1990 648,945 0 0 0 648,945 281,952 NA
    1991 511,422 0 0 0 511,422 425,398 1,042,340
    1992 452,125 515 0 0 452,640 353,102 1,283,204
    1993 381,789 255 0 0 382,044 378,826 1,118,587
    1994 332,746 255 0 0 333,001 885,723 1,393,887
    1995 242,229 10 0 0 242,239 2,082,153 1,215,942
    1996 229,679 10 0 0 229,689 8,656,195 939,904
    1997 227,289 5 0 0 227,294 18,799,864 674,335
    1998 157,893 5 0 0 157,898 1,676,371 2,278,689
    1999 87,608 0 0 0 87,608 1,718,902 2,245,615
    2000 85,624 0 0 0 85,624 1,710,569 1,955,715
    2001 139,302 27,005 5 0 166,312 1,900,028 2,282,911
    2002 125,152 42,505 2 0 167,660 735,300 1,877,561
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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