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Environmental Release Report: KANKAKEE County, IL
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in KANKAKEE 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 KANKAKEE 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 KANKAKEE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 21,760 18
    Suspected Carcinogens 61,953
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 459,981 18
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 53,471 18
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 262,142
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 7,356 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 98,956 133
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 288,844 18
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 482,814 18
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 4,038
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 582,499 18
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,839 18
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 310,873 .023
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 612,293 125
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 389,395 10

    *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 467,521 1 0 0 467,522 1,980,321 NA
    1989 362,248 2 5,360 0 367,610 1,885,420 NA
    1990 800,659 10 5,155 5 805,829 2,127,655 NA
    1991 959,674 199 8 0 959,881 8,020,167 11,002,659
    1992 1,164,512 120 9 0 1,164,641 10,084,712 31,674,559
    1993 904,637 140 11 0 904,788 10,044,846 46,315,244
    1994 884,041 95 11 0 884,147 14,594,802 40,439,176
    1995 1,263,304 77 8 0 1,263,389 13,651,160 45,766,303
    1996 1,026,516 83 7 0 1,026,606 9,131,971 45,303,400
    1997 1,097,420 14 1 0 1,097,435 19,878,826 46,115,604
    1998 821,783 15 14,126 0 835,924 8,941,893 411,873,765
    1999 772,331 139 17,475 0 789,945 8,561,786 398,972,443
    2000 613,526 134 21,529 0 635,189 9,271,545 429,993,202
    2001 475,874 128 0 0 476,002 7,389,677 425,126,903
    2002 615,668 133 0 0 615,801 6,713,240 378,960,973
    "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 0 0 0 0 0 7.81 7.81
    2001 0 0 0 0 0 15.88 16.00
    2002 0 0 0 0 0 3.59 3.59
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