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Environmental Release Report: FAYETTE County, IL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in FAYETTE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):

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    Rank counties in ILLINOIS or facilities in FAYETTE 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 FAYETTE 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:METHYL ETHYL KETONE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 8,019
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 8,019
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 8,019
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 8,019
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 8,019
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 8,019
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 8,019
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 8,019

    *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 16,054 0 0 0 16,054 0 NA
    1989 14,149 0 0 0 14,149 2,068 NA
    1990 13,296 0 0 0 13,296 1,500 NA
    1991 29,645 0 0 0 29,645 15,978 44,293
    1992 765 0 0 0 765 12,750 12,169
    1993 520 0 0 0 520 6,750 6,160
    1994 520 0 0 0 520 750 159
    1995 16,960 0 0 0 16,960 0 16,960
    1996 19,080 0 0 0 19,080 0 19,080
    1997 14,000 0 0 0 14,000 0 14,000
    1998 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1999 23,277 0 0 0 23,277 2,240 25,517
    2000 22,395 0 0 0 22,395 3,445 25,840
    2001 8,006 0 0 0 8,006 3,713 11,719
    2002 8,019 0 0 0 8,019 4,084 12,103
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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