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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 6,337
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 332 63,384
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 332
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 416,865
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 332
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,337
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 417,197
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,218,292 5,740
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,218,292 5,740
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 332
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 801,095 5,740
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,218,552 5,740
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,218,267 5,740

    *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 1,469,671 150,250 2,273 0 1,622,194 419,499 NA
    1989 1,891,320 170,420 135,612 0 2,197,352 31,000 NA
    1990 1,893,856 180,750 199,360 0 2,273,966 40,080 NA
    1991 1,893,391 110,296 177,202 0 2,180,889 394,850 2,571,011
    1992 2,306,510 78,250 177,202 0 2,561,962 53,427 2,768,143
    1993 2,363,681 86,250 3,700 0 2,453,631 23,933 2,550,196
    1994 2,361,015 11,056 4,460 0 2,376,531 14,911 2,508,241
    1995 3,139,080 26,050 4,800 0 3,169,930 1,000 3,367,789
    1996 3,875,313 81,050 3,900 0 3,960,263 101,813 4,568,478
    1997 4,206,845 53,600 0 0 4,260,445 187,678 5,093,134
    1998 2,377,880 52,623 0 0 2,430,503 100,840 3,030,906
    1999 1,194,468 45,300 110,000 0 1,349,768 206,032 2,749,955
    2000 1,441,619 75,892 0 0 1,517,511 51,751 1,885,183
    2001 1,080,332 64,487 0 0 1,144,819 49,870 1,605,788
    2002 1,218,552 69,124 0 0 1,287,676 2,449 1,688,319
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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