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

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    Rank counties in WISCONSIN or facilities in WAUSHARA 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 WAUSHARA 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:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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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)
    Suspected Carcinogens 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 47
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3

    *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 59,000 0 0 0 59,000 109,990 NA
    1989 58,000 0 0 0 58,000 147,517 NA
    1990 44,000 0 0 0 44,000 133,465 NA
    1991 56,108 0 0 0 56,108 118,315 117,491
    1992 38,202 0 0 0 38,202 179,027 179,022
    1993 99,049 0 0 0 99,049 208,293 348,565
    1994 91,353 0 0 0 91,353 193,202 321,483
    1995 86,187 0 0 0 86,187 191,954 322,134
    1996 70,582 0 0 0 70,582 162,744 275,051
    1997 32,355 0 0 0 32,355 389,544 266,787
    1998 57,019 0 0 0 57,019 232,805 273,700
    1999 45,146 0 0 0 45,146 290,887 340,700
    2000 74,485 0 0 0 74,485 399,059 473,543
    2001 47,156 0 0 0 47,156 206,385 253,541
    2002 47 0 0 0 47 4,143 4,185
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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