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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 61,423 1
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,285 255
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 155,821 251
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 50,734 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 118,082 250
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 50,358
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 132,425 256
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 136,096 1,261
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 175,641 251
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 5,810
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 191,766 506
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 39,234 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 133,667 505
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 197,144 1,515
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 184,879 505

    *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 232,839 2,750 0 0 235,589 2,551,200 NA
    1989 338,331 259 0 0 338,590 7,477,076 NA
    1990 200,171 314 0 0 200,485 2,000,972 NA
    1991 185,192 416 0 0 185,608 2,107,969 2,411,687
    1992 186,547 414 0 0 186,961 1,938,983 2,639,111
    1993 431,029 246 0 0 431,275 2,648,034 3,609,576
    1994 121,231 1,765 0 0 122,996 3,020,595 3,506,872
    1995 128,358 1,515 0 0 129,873 2,960,987 4,725,491
    1996 108,250 1,765 0 0 110,015 3,085,152 3,614,222
    1997 134,585 1,770 0 0 136,355 6,976,315 4,259,242
    1998 151,734 2,020 0 0 153,754 3,054,146 4,592,661
    1999 156,361 1,775 0 0 158,136 3,121,422 3,821,783
    2000 146,621 1,770 0 0 148,391 3,431,268 4,121,759
    2001 188,626 1,099 5 0 189,730 3,835,420 4,722,367
    2002 202,626 1,516 255 0 204,397 2,131,221 5,379,224
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .27 0 0 0 .27 0 .27
    2001 .27 0 0 0 .27 0 .27
    2002 .33 0 0 0 .33 0 .33
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