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

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    Rank counties in ILLINOIS or facilities in MCDONOUGH 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 MCDONOUGH 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 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 767
    Suspected Carcinogens 500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,097
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,597
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 500
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,597
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,597
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,764 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,764 9,555
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 267
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3,997 9,555
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,997 9,555
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,497

    *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 17,150 0 0 0 17,150 356,020 NA
    1989 14,850 0 0 0 14,850 78,858 NA
    1990 7,285 5 0 0 7,290 88,431 NA
    1991 7,265 21 0 0 7,286 143,922 130,538
    1992 7,260 21 0 0 7,281 156,765 167,128
    1993 7,710 16 0 0 7,726 120,773 172,701
    1994 8,640 15 0 0 8,655 148,897 135,251
    1995 4,940 5 0 0 4,945 170,811 158,762
    1996 50,622 10 0 0 50,632 168,179 225,252
    1997 38,458 10 0 0 38,468 379,071 243,204
    1998 32,972 15 1,353,552 0 1,386,539 184,809 1,582,130
    1999 2,976 9,603 889,997 0 902,576 177,441 1,077,888
    2000 3,356 9,555 895,901 0 908,812 194,034 1,100,456
    2001 4,437 9,555 768,199 0 782,191 169,108 949,243
    2002 4,264 9,555 558,457 0 572,276 125,439 745,187
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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