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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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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 22,605 6
    Suspected Carcinogens 252,785
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 411,464 282
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 52,336 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 326,520 281
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 274,895 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 338,588 6
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 389,144 282
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 404,220 277
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 6,339
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 415,843 27
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 549 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 397,744 281
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 430,297 282
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 368,008 27

    *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 2,104,361 614 79,234 0 2,184,209 2,206,228 NA
    1989 2,267,690 375 1,500 0 2,269,565 751,845 NA
    1990 1,426,688 123 270 0 1,427,081 570,314 NA
    1991 1,705,931 46 2,200 0 1,708,177 2,028,765 47,158,853
    1992 1,453,062 822 255 0 1,454,139 35,270,136 47,184,757
    1993 1,547,872 876 755 0 1,549,503 7,241,713 11,060,224
    1994 651,592 776 5 0 652,373 8,948,216 10,969,794
    1995 542,874 781 0 0 543,655 10,293,274 11,673,169
    1996 526,448 787 0 0 527,235 9,178,942 12,077,300
    1997 366,404 946 0 0 367,350 15,935,862 9,435,919
    1998 434,086 1,018 0 0 435,104 12,588,468 14,845,299
    1999 266,406 1,023 0 0 267,429 11,339,242 13,331,138
    2000 294,971 1,015 27,638 0 323,624 11,752,134 12,689,801
    2001 381,191 282 2 2,172 383,647 9,649,440 10,814,272
    2002 431,409 282 37,611 0 469,302 9,672,562 11,154,230
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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