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Environmental Release Report: CLARK County, IL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CLARK County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
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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 CLARK County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 29
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 779
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 779
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 29
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 779
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 779
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 779
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 779
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 29
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 750
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 779
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 779

    *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 66,618 0 0 119,333 185,951 436,280 NA
    1989 66,000 0 0 0 66,000 2,000 NA
    1991 35,000 0 0 0 35,000 250 35,400
    1992 51,400 0 0 0 51,400 3,600 55,000
    1993 81,541 0 0 0 81,541 24,300 105,841
    1994 74,169 0 0 0 74,169 25,083 99,126
    1996 3,861 0 0 0 3,861 15,000 92,530
    1997 454 0 5 0 459 21,955 50,972
    1998 779 0 6 0 785 18,978 26,964
    1999 901 0 0 0 901 35,713 36,610
    2000 874 0 0 0 874 30,555 47,319
    2001 777 0 0 0 777 15,256 33,140
    2002 779 0 0 0 779 39,776 40,705
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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