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Environmental Release Report: ST. CROIX County, VI
 
 
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ST. CROIX 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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    *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 ST. CROIX County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 39,196 0
    Suspected Carcinogens 27,440
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 296,290 183,465
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 120,021
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 190,621 1,761
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 97,268
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 125,627
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 235,500 30,772
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 369,893 44,252
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,786
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 768,228 44,252
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 84,101
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 260,501 44,247
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 458,097 44,252
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 712,795 43,512

    *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 1,706,066 4,950 140,592 0 1,851,608 0 NA
    1989 1,365,898 3,890 113,643 0 1,483,431 0 NA
    1990 1,212,471 198,951 75,224 0 1,486,646 13,200 NA
    1991 1,110,088 394,318 15,610 0 1,520,016 377,061 2,726,522
    1992 1,427,345 111,274 614 0 1,539,233 58,059 3,725,209
    1993 1,560,702 137,330 26,038 0 1,724,070 690,342 7,426,028
    1994 912,201 203,608 58,504 0 1,174,313 504,344 278,427,591
    1995 1,403,451 30,876 2,461 0 1,436,788 366,532 12,585,343
    1996 1,467,885 31,720 6,526 0 1,506,131 479,211 12,944,993
    1997 1,401,398 25,723 1,468 0 1,428,589 1,148,228 16,021,428
    1998 1,016,042 49,453 1,502 0 1,066,997 536,447 16,828,530
    1999 650,735 45,852 1,791 0 698,378 183,402 14,796,882
    2000 555,101 78,721 7,091 0 640,913 162,408 17,374,394
    2001 890,136 132,251 7,283 0 1,029,670 132,205 24,899,343
    2002 806,212 254,957 7,878 0 1,069,047 197,564 21,060,315
    "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 .4707 .06934 0 0 .54 0 .54
    2001 .5203 .03353 0 0 .5539 0 .5539
    2002 .5308 .0335 0 0 .5643 0 .5644
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