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Environmental Release Report: LAWRENCE County, IL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in LAWRENCE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:

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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 LAWRENCE 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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    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)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 27,357
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 27,357
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 27,357
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 27,357
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 27,357
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 27,357
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 27,357
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 27,357
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 27,357

    *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
    1990 29,352 1,818 0 0 31,170 0 NA
    1991 302,238 2,544 0 0 304,782 0 61,708,340
    1992 125,605 12,860 0 0 138,465 50,000,000 50,138,064
    1993 368,960 17,489 0 0 386,449 50,000,000 5,196,039
    1994 148,452 13,348 0 0 161,800 41,475,890 41,637,402
    1995 90,085 6,312 0 0 96,397 0 96,152
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2000 13,188 0 0 0 13,188 0 37,690
    2001 24,990 0 0 0 24,990 20,502 45,354
    2002 27,357 0 0 0 27,357 13,951 41,058
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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