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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROFORM
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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 33,941 260
    Suspected Carcinogens 267
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 228,759 61,357
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 18,817 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 152,451 647
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 20,765 260
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 159,013 260
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 170,677 407
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 295,545 7,406
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 12,276
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 284,382 7,401
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 153 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 137,734 7,509
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 296,296 7,656
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 260,637 7,151

    *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 1,940,791 2,905 189,361 0 2,133,057 1,390,719 NA
    1989 1,821,277 1,800 750 250 1,824,077 1,251,367 NA
    1990 1,940,119 9,729 760 0 1,950,608 506,302 NA
    1991 1,688,863 3,480 1,950 0 1,694,293 3,053,020 13,116,511
    1992 1,758,699 4,926 1,460 0 1,765,085 2,778,529 14,490,547
    1993 1,981,294 5,306 1,372 0 1,987,972 1,589,185 16,687,059
    1994 1,926,468 7,327 2,255 0 1,936,050 2,314,267 17,502,135
    1995 1,745,286 13,000 1,200 0 1,759,486 2,578,085 10,131,432
    1996 1,318,073 29,641 62 0 1,347,776 2,277,897 11,750,661
    1997 1,068,166 27,547 58 0 1,095,771 3,275,640 11,467,928
    1998 980,490 19,529 58 0 1,000,077 710,768 10,036,492
    1999 733,635 66,627 54 0 800,316 1,495,300 8,020,648
    2000 474,043 89,317 0 0 563,360 1,457,009 7,479,123
    2001 360,684 81,516 0 0 442,200 2,122,494 7,128,493
    2002 297,359 68,493 0 0 365,852 629,399 6,705,855
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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