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Environmental Release Report: CASS County, IL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CASS County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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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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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for CASS County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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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)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,792,739
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 19,602 2,762
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 19,602 2,762
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 19,602 2,762
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 19,602 2,762
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 19,602 2,762

    *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 43,550 49,586 0 0 93,136 0 NA
    1989 48,833 0 17,817 0 66,650 250 NA
    1990 61,196 0 736,663 0 797,859 250 NA
    1991 157,450 0 426,800 0 584,250 9 594,355
    1992 287,873 0 284,500 0 572,373 6 688,534
    1993 300,817 0 342,000 0 642,817 7 780,914
    1994 272,904 0 546,497 0 819,401 10 1,072,166
    1995 147,549 0 462,982 0 610,531 0 803,130
    1996 126,362 0 15,120 0 141,482 0 141,482
    1997 0 0 31,642 0 31,642 0 762,664
    1998 13,828 250 31,409 0 45,487 0 758,398
    1999 81,714 138,605 71,103 0 291,422 623 3,241,314
    2000 28,827 306,917 16,922 0 352,666 520 3,742,351
    2001 36,078 747,367 302,625 0 1,086,070 2,263 4,927,548
    2002 19,602 1,795,501 109,477 0 1,924,580 0 3,600,081
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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