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Environmental Release Report: CHRISTIAN County, IL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CHRISTIAN 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 CHRISTIAN 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 CHRISTIAN 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:MERCURY
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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 1,203 63
    Suspected Carcinogens 144 22
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 146,377 64
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 434 40
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 402,893 24
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 369 .700
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 122,335 181
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 263,604 152
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 525,394 40
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 315,005
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 405,835 370
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 65 39
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 149,008 355
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 581,911 562
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 583,394 162

    *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 0 0 0 0 0 15,396 NA
    1989 0 0 0 0 0 8,591 NA
    1990 0 0 0 0 0 10,552 NA
    1991 0 0 0 0 0 981,611 849,296
    1992 0 0 0 0 0 1,000,884 1,004,293
    1993 0 0 0 0 0 1,207,059 1,219,765
    1994 0 0 0 0 0 1,198,341 1,212,800
    1995 327,284 0 0 0 327,284 1,336,580 1,666,084
    1996 349,045 0 0 0 349,045 1,334,760 1,699,604
    1997 246,168 0 0 0 246,168 3,299,456 1,909,637
    1998 2,741,271 0 73,960 0 2,815,231 1,759,038 5,253,090
    1999 433,740 0 87,200 0 520,940 868,000 1,397,561
    2000 325,428 2,281 312,463 0 640,172 1,007,066 1,600,771
    2001 317,273 501 343,404 0 661,178 1,040,227 4,995,067
    2002 584,840 716 384,726 0 970,282 1,136,701 15,845,560
    "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 2.00 0 0 0 2.00 0 2.00
    2001 1.24 0 0 0 1.24 0 1.24
    2002 1.24 0 0 0 1.24 0 1.24
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