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Environmental Release Report: CLAY County, IL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CLAY County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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 CLAY 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:TOLUENE
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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 Carcinogens 14,775
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 35,985
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 21,168
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 57,290
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 14,775
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 35,977
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 78,458
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 78,452
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 78,459
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 35,986
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 78,453
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 78,451

    *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 53,066 0 0 0 53,066 78,923 NA
    1989 98,289 0 0 0 98,289 13,189 NA
    1990 63,388 0 0 0 63,388 0 NA
    1991 115,410 0 0 0 115,410 29,700 145,020
    1992 86,803 0 0 0 86,803 28,110 120,766
    1993 39,585 0 0 0 39,585 16,698 57,667
    1994 13,482 0 0 0 13,482 200 15,632
    1995 33,201 0 0 0 33,201 37,592 71,113
    1996 23,889 0 0 0 23,889 5,005 28,644
    1997 63,630 0 0 0 63,630 48,124 86,692
    1998 32,942 0 0 0 32,942 4,486 39,611
    1999 64,017 0 0 0 64,017 3,407 65,874
    2000 62,225 0 0 0 62,225 15,127 102,528
    2001 79,399 0 0 0 79,399 17,421 110,494
    2002 78,459 0 0 0 78,459 15,594 115,896
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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