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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 53901 (PORTAGE, WI)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 53901*
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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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC 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 475 3
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,068 96
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 160,947 9
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 544 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 160,154 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 99,567 89
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,820 274
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 258,812 9
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 258,217
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 162,002 42
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 53 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 161,353 34
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 261,378 150
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 262,342 1,966

    *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 149,885 0 0 0 149,885 3,500 NA
    1989 23,616 0 0 0 23,616 123,575 NA
    1990 53,091 0 0 0 53,091 4,443 NA
    1991 51,855 0 0 0 51,855 116,573 171,056
    1992 53,236 0 0 0 53,236 171,883 188,348
    1993 19,478 0 0 0 19,478 94,594 113,903
    1994 4,033 0 0 0 4,033 38,590 42,617
    1995 125 0 0 0 125 684 916
    1996 125 0 0 0 125 14,780 23,545
    1997 126 0 0 0 126 15,918 8,147
    1998 129,921 565 136,961 0 267,447 11,875 279,321
    1999 210,434 28 227,944 0 438,406 22,352 482,836
    2000 47,974 30 87,573 0 135,577 5,769 145,611
    2001 81,653 26 161,684 0 243,364 17,040 288,601
    2002 265,782 2,193 33,778 0 301,754 2,500 890,130
    "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 6.75 0 0 0 6.75 0 6.75
    2001 7.06 0 0 0 7.06 0 7.06
    2002 6.35 0 0 0 6.35 0 6.35
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