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Environmental Release Report: BUREAU County, IL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BUREAU 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 BUREAU 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 BUREAU County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:TRICHLOROETHYLENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 24,939 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 6
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 24,909
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 33 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 24,909
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 24,933 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 24,912
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 24,915
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 25,197 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 25,161
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 33 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 25,170
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 25,203 5
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 25,200 5

    *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 466,713 0 0 0 466,713 115,101 NA
    1989 485,212 0 0 0 485,212 181,335 NA
    1990 254,129 0 0 0 254,129 120,166 NA
    1991 131,744 0 0 0 131,744 73,405 1,634,857
    1992 185,113 0 36,000 0 221,113 268,321 1,541,626
    1993 226,914 9 0 0 226,923 227,948 1,179,522
    1994 190,613 7 0 0 190,620 186,858 981,965
    1995 102,686 7 0 0 102,693 163,479 1,088,406
    1996 68,148 7 0 0 68,155 158,029 619,715
    1997 89,295 7 0 0 89,302 308,592 550,212
    1998 65,159 6 0 0 65,165 157,616 641,156
    1999 78,516 10 0 0 78,526 130,675 725,572
    2000 75,664 10 0 0 75,674 517,527 1,058,521
    2001 45,704 10 0 0 45,714 384,713 704,237
    2002 25,203 5 0 0 25,208 244,516 308,699
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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