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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 123
    Suspected Carcinogens 35,849
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 176,580
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,374
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 57,276
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 25,312
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 317,663
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 153,346
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 471,520
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 372,105
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 285,070
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 107
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 54,140
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 629,216
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 535,493

    *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 5,987,256 2,711 6,327 5,056,541 11,052,835 102,420 NA
    1989 6,078,782 2,708 6,507 8,113,445 14,201,442 133,281 NA
    1990 5,103,467 2,771 6,588 7,358,779 12,471,605 0 NA
    1991 5,214,035 3 0 14,217,290 19,431,328 166,598 58,724,732
    1992 4,960,778 0 0 18,915,839 23,876,617 1,327,696 43,668,810
    1993 3,453,647 10 0 10,749,560 14,203,217 1,647,987 33,467,522
    1994 3,886,762 260 0 8,259,088 12,146,110 1,299,799 28,938,101
    1995 2,938,439 10 0 4 2,938,453 113,885 14,559,886
    1996 2,319,720 46 0 16 2,319,782 20,550 16,278,198
    1997 503,626 5 0 2 503,633 325,318 14,018,410
    1998 738,648 0 0 0 738,648 217,071 8,738,471
    1999 830,457 0 10 0 830,467 154,721 8,332,336
    2000 837,275 0 5 0 837,281 132,847 9,087,968
    2001 369,098 0 0 0 369,099 152,574 12,345,976
    2002 629,732 0 .200 0 629,732 301,499 18,848,720
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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