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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:STYRENE
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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 755
    Suspected Carcinogens 704,940
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 706,700
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 500
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 706,440
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 705,940
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 706,440
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 706,195
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 706,700
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 707,700
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 500
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 705,440
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 707,700
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 707,200

    *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 238,015 0 0 0 238,015 312 NA
    1989 146,481 0 0 0 146,481 0 NA
    1990 125,600 0 0 0 125,600 8,400 NA
    1991 259,935 0 0 0 259,935 54,291 314,017
    1992 538,100 0 0 0 538,100 191,787 718,606
    1993 771,892 0 0 0 771,892 232,463 1,003,745
    1994 702,792 0 0 0 702,792 960 703,852
    1995 697,142 0 0 0 697,142 1,600 698,352
    1996 585,200 0 0 0 585,200 250 581,938
    1997 565,733 0 0 0 565,733 70,000 600,733
    1998 592,070 0 0 0 592,070 27,250 619,370
    1999 767,514 0 0 0 767,514 23,181 790,695
    2000 877,619 0 0 0 877,619 9,763 887,382
    2001 265,396 0 0 0 265,396 0 655,842
    2002 707,700 0 0 0 707,700 0 748,824
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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