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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
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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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  • 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 658,961
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 594,821
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 14,199
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,934
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 599,236
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 609,021
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 606,091
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 658,960
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 606,091
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 609,473
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 599,746

    *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 2,783,019 250 313 0 2,783,582 99,958 NA
    1989 2,439,193 250 0 0 2,439,443 95,147 NA
    1990 2,349,528 5 13 0 2,349,546 62,979 NA
    1991 2,270,467 22 2,295 0 2,272,784 775,577 3,329,211
    1992 1,580,973 28 1,340 0 1,582,341 521,402 2,355,032
    1993 974,954 32 0 0 974,986 555,443 1,800,752
    1994 890,163 21 0 0 890,184 580,787 1,615,750
    1995 798,379 15 0 0 798,394 603,515 1,392,908
    1996 381,260 15 0 0 381,275 428,955 947,941
    1997 831,403 260 0 0 831,663 1,396,650 1,534,326
    1998 893,055 21 0 0 893,076 963,395 1,702,920
    1999 1,067,467 22 0 0 1,067,489 632,277 1,766,666
    2000 1,020,793 15 0 0 1,020,808 555,126 1,659,779
    2001 700,657 11 786 0 701,454 479,027 1,535,831
    2002 659,664 0 3,897 0 663,561 112,799 994,268
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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