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Environmental Release Report: ADAMS County, IL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ADAMS 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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    Rank counties in ILLINOIS or facilities in ADAMS County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 ADAMS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MANGANESE 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 146 9
    Suspected Carcinogens 100 3
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 80,107 33
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 14,821 .300
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 763,749 33
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 255,550 12
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 80,335 32
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 326,338 29
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 275,711
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 835,591 2,034
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 26 .300
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 815,674 2,062
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,134,288 2,065
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 323,369 12

    *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 230,604 750 0 0 231,354 168,512 NA
    1989 247,058 1,500 0 0 248,558 125,920 NA
    1990 358,047 253 0 0 358,300 174,276 NA
    1991 415,380 97 0 0 415,477 3,491,087 1,930,684
    1992 298,692 43 0 0 298,735 178,633 1,218,445
    1993 395,218 40 0 0 395,258 124,973 1,381,453
    1994 555,297 78 0 0 555,375 3,298,238 4,734,151
    1995 2,284,648 3,518 0 0 2,288,166 2,950,284 2,638,906
    1996 1,551,690 1,844 0 0 1,553,534 347,850 1,927,831
    1997 1,192,089 60 0 0 1,192,149 275,067 1,605,134
    1998 1,469,988 2,582 0 0 1,472,570 402,565 1,887,505
    1999 1,335,482 1,920 0 0 1,337,402 363,794 1,710,557
    2000 1,323,795 1,980 12,767 0 1,338,542 391,134 1,734,354
    2001 1,484,528 2,207 0 0 1,486,735 154,037 1,668,813
    2002 1,134,317 2,065 4,523 0 1,140,906 117,868 1,257,702
    "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 .1047 0 0 0 .1047 0 .1047
    2001 .1023 0 0 0 .1023 0 .1023
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