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Environmental Release Report: HENRY County, IL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HENRY County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer 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 HENRY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:NICKEL COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER COMPOUNDS
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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 110
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 9,257
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 8,987
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 270
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 8,987
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 9,287
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 8,877
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 9,147
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 8,987
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 9,667
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 9,257

    *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 28,409 0 0 0 28,409 15,405 NA
    1989 168,633 0 0 0 168,633 43,532 NA
    1990 169,822 0 0 0 169,822 9,744 NA
    1991 127,186 0 0 0 127,186 8,434 140,304
    1992 32,862 0 0 0 32,862 14,023 67,833
    1993 38,696 0 0 0 38,696 9,301 51,048
    1994 45,133 0 0 0 45,133 7,644 68,059
    1995 32,588 0 0 0 32,588 6,709 43,005
    1996 17,072 0 0 0 17,072 6,614 27,219
    1997 23,917 0 0 0 23,917 15,914 31,874
    1998 50,282 0 0 0 50,282 20,456 72,678
    1999 23,547 0 0 0 23,547 18,074 45,297
    2000 7,382 0 0 0 7,382 24,300 50,723
    2001 4,758 0 0 0 4,758 4,135 15,963
    2002 9,667 0 0 0 9,667 7,460 27,555
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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