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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 1,247
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,379
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 231,227
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 814
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 230,077
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 179,488
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,764
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 403,833
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 416,612
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 232,018
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 437
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 232,018
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 424,716
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 461,878 22

    *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
    1993 0 0 0 0 0 250,250 250,294
    1994 0 0 5 0 5 230,250 230,470
    1995 0 0 5 0 5 134,250 134,450
    1996 0 0 5 0 5 183,250 183,390
    1997 0 0 5 0 5 50,500 25,035
    1998 1,131,344 936 1,515,000 0 2,647,280 0 3,464,000
    1999 300,264 944 1,703,000 0 2,004,208 0 2,390,000
    2000 548,956 964 1,999,002 0 2,548,922 0 2,763,362
    2001 271,540 962 1,027,146 0 1,299,648 0 1,774,716
    2002 470,408 22 2,595,987 0 3,066,417 0 3,066,417
    "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 .4808 0 0 0 .4808 0 .4808
    2001 .4867 0 0 0 .4867 0 .4867
    2002 .7583 0 0 0 .7583 0 .7583
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