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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 53142 (KENOSHA, WI)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 53142*
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
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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 131 609
    Suspected Carcinogens 911 30
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 290,980 609
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 881 19
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 290,095 590
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 26,275 1,379
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 529 5,149
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 316,054 19
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 342,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 291,135 261
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 43 19
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 290,353 832
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 342,647 6,702
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 346,461 1,255

    *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
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 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 17,043 0 0 0 17,043 235,862 NA
    1989 53,356 0 0 0 53,356 0 NA
    1990 26,418 0 0 0 26,418 2 NA
    1991 34,190 0 0 0 34,190 2,015 70,849
    1992 1,530 0 0 0 1,530 0 61,511
    1993 11,703 0 0 0 11,703 8,482 74,896
    1994 1,541 0 0 0 1,541 10,555 43,796
    1995 750 0 0 0 750 7,200 41,722
    1996 5,768 0 0 0 5,768 52,530 206,946
    1997 6,260 0 0 0 6,260 110,132 226,345
    1998 6,343 0 0 0 6,343 93,736 289,830
    1999 358,806 6,431 0 0 365,237 1,084,100 1,449,337
    2000 430,625 7,207 115,256 0 553,088 476,233 1,020,417
    2001 359,229 7,295 7,017 0 373,542 659,380 1,033,230
    2002 348,088 7,356 0 0 355,444 1,009,536 1,366,016
    "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 2.05 0 0 0 2.05 0 2.05
    2001 1.82 0 0 0 1.82 0 1.82
    2002 1.91 0 0 0 1.91 0 1.91
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