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The State of Milwaukee's Environment: Preliminary Report, by Christopher De Sousa

Summary

This report examines the state of Milwaukee's environment based on a review of numerous air, water, and land indicators (see list below). Data from published sources was gathered periodically between 2000 and 2002 as preliminary background for a more comprehensive State of the City report to be carried out in the future by UW-Milwaukee's Center for Economic Development, which will examine a broader array of economic, social, and environmental indicators.

Milwaukee's Air Milwaukee's Water     Milwaukee's Land
· General Air Quality
· Ozone
· Carbon Monoxide
· Nitrogen Dioxide
· Lead
· Particulates
· Sulfur Dioxide
· Urban Mobility
· Public Transit Use
· Toxic Releases to the Atmosphere
· Water Quantity
· Water Quality
· Beach Closings
· Toxic Releases to Water
· Open Space and Recreation
· Brownfields and Contaminated Sites
· Waste Management
· Toxic Releases to Land

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