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Environmental Release Report: JACKSON County, IL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in JACKSON County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 JACKSON 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:TOLUENE
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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 Carcinogens 275
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 31,698
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 30,812
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,852
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 31,698
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 31,698
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 31,698
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 34,939
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 34,664
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 34,939
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 31,973

    *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 898,879 0 2,586 0 901,465 126,049 NA
    1989 833,068 0 1,325 0 834,393 41,716 NA
    1990 584,063 0 2,106 0 586,169 825,214 NA
    1991 112,232 0 1,100 0 113,332 536,600 654,294
    1992 497,487 0 0 0 497,487 31,880 5,010,038
    1993 387,674 0 0 0 387,674 35,070 3,754,340
    1994 332,700 0 0 0 332,700 37,575 3,097,585
    1995 182,572 0 0 0 182,572 69,888 1,431,194
    1996 99,240 0 0 0 99,240 211,604 1,141,250
    1997 96,938 0 0 0 96,938 181,178 436,596
    1998 656,362 12 400 0 656,774 43,018 1,650,594
    1999 337,328 9 2,200 0 339,537 62,123 1,156,964
    2000 278,249 9 27,010 0 305,267 79,847 1,360,129
    2001 37,847 0 0 0 37,847 208,434 1,204,358
    2002 34,939 0 0 0 34,939 274,310 1,583,145
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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