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Environmental Release Report: GRUNDY County, IL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in GRUNDY County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    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 GRUNDY 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:CHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 18,518 16
    Suspected Carcinogens 104,368
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 92,232 35,747
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 69,192 17
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 65,085 256
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 22,776 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 34,920 17
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 73,284 260
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 214,249 1,651
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 14,005
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,504,680 1,401
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 13,911 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 234,745 1,635
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,632,132 1,654
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 264,479 1,399

    *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 5,659,425 300,588 5,537 0 5,965,550 1,397,217 NA
    1989 2,405,602 52,570 4,291 0 2,462,463 421,957 NA
    1990 2,783,070 5,595 3,291 0 2,791,956 798,885 NA
    1991 3,172,014 5,835 2,500 0 3,180,349 593,921 11,674,770
    1992 2,375,020 5,382 0 0 2,380,402 769,867 10,827,609
    1993 2,121,484 4,825 0 0 2,126,309 382,034 9,507,544
    1994 1,770,220 3,707 5 0 1,773,932 334,116 11,785,515
    1995 1,339,400 2,283 250 0 1,341,933 577,177 10,896,043
    1996 1,988,411 2,266 0 0 1,990,677 719,756 12,025,507
    1997 1,983,774 3,681 280 0 1,987,735 2,614,722 12,393,535
    1998 2,361,446 20,135 3,410 0 2,384,991 1,775,024 64,614,166
    1999 1,288,936 51,496 72,005 0 1,412,437 2,166,462 62,266,520
    2000 1,010,950 7,148 3,734 0 1,021,832 2,200,065 67,413,206
    2001 1,623,686 6,211 0 0 1,629,897 1,758,614 64,880,462
    2002 1,646,202 37,128 0 0 1,683,330 1,638,169 78,304,871
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .2 0 0 0 .2 0 .2
    2001 1.56 0 0 0 1.56 0 1.56
    2002 1.38 0 0 0 1.38 0 1.38
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