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Environmental Release Report: WOOD County, WI
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WOOD 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:
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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 WOOD County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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)
    Recognized Carcinogens 148,103 6,502
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,790 33
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 139,488 172,347
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 21,036 153
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,587,073 35,356
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 485,315 6,502
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,606,984 37,600
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,978,218 54,401
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 566,979
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,803,015 89,196
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 139 151
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 318,270 57,896
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,364,631 89,346
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,363,360 61,279

    *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 5,098,107 54,139 249,533 0 5,401,779 3,031,459 NA
    1989 3,385,925 30,469 1,188 20,400 3,437,982 3,054,487 NA
    1990 2,472,719 33,761 7 83 2,506,570 3,928,456 NA
    1991 3,242,808 155,080 438,947 0 3,836,835 4,016,775 40,892,724
    1992 4,978,283 154,716 73,547 0 5,206,546 8,693,657 65,671,813
    1993 4,696,127 160,180 51,731 0 4,908,038 7,550,162 38,287,859
    1994 5,671,908 126,435 21,006 0 5,819,349 7,741,661 35,607,252
    1995 4,879,428 1,219,572 5,050 0 6,104,050 7,717,416 34,642,537
    1996 4,927,305 483,083 8,806 0 5,419,194 8,791,602 34,297,573
    1997 5,088,343 584,012 446,846 0 6,119,201 15,400,644 32,166,401
    1998 5,715,047 1,236,985 412,657 0 7,364,689 7,627,169 33,205,792
    1999 6,033,832 741,473 409,726 0 7,185,031 7,856,280 33,661,448
    2000 4,898,056 878,073 111,583 0 5,887,712 7,672,417 32,949,873
    2001 4,587,365 674,673 237,693 0 5,499,731 7,389,023 32,648,712
    2002 4,380,440 258,499 145,188 0 4,784,127 7,289,198 31,312,078
    "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 1.54 0 .1976 0 1.74 .7274 2.47
    2001 1.39 1.94 .4773 0 3.81 .3699 4.19
    2002 1.61 0 .6705 0 2.28 0 2.91
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