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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:METHYL BROMIDE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:METHYL BROMIDE
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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 3,487
    Suspected Carcinogens 42
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 36,512
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 12,613
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 93,065
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 589
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,793
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 105,642
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 126,890
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 126,890
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 13
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 18,016
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 126,997
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 126,997

    *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 72,163 0 0 0 72,163 14,019 NA
    1989 45,697 0 0 0 45,697 14,113 NA
    1990 59,232 0 0 0 59,232 3,200 NA
    1991 35,952 0 0 0 35,952 27,048 42,929
    1992 57,828 0 0 0 57,828 21,364 46,764
    1993 78,864 0 0 0 78,864 25,187 116,510
    1994 105,825 0 0 0 105,825 23,794 149,085
    1995 186,770 0 0 0 186,770 26,887 210,000
    1996 207,167 0 0 0 207,167 22,928 227,107
    1997 354,795 0 0 0 354,795 68,480 386,009
    1998 183,230 0 0 0 183,230 309,621 527,708
    1999 182,789 0 0 0 182,789 317,621 589,290
    2000 148,226 0 0 0 148,226 188,493 416,618
    2001 138,032 0 0 0 138,032 138,121 609,901
    2002 127,010 0 0 0 127,010 36,002 605,525
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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