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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COBALT
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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 61,646 1
    Suspected Carcinogens 33,023
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 135,237 1
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 20,437 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 93,432
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 69,778
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 87,195 1
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 128,452 1
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 147,421 2,017
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 154,470 2,017
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 33 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 127,226 2,016
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 164,218 2,021
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 143,538 2,016

    *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 1,035,129 7,768 136,000 0 1,178,897 929,066 NA
    1989 965,500 3,892 127,750 0 1,097,142 156,088 NA
    1990 950,705 4,643 184,320 10 1,139,678 2,952,686 NA
    1991 894,886 72 10 0 894,968 2,018,793 3,910,815
    1992 795,321 85 260 0 795,666 2,390,931 4,305,975
    1993 506,343 338 510 0 507,191 2,830,421 4,284,277
    1994 371,894 57 259 0 372,210 2,881,540 4,147,096
    1995 402,305 164 16 0 402,485 3,811,210 5,606,989
    1996 375,941 5 755 0 376,701 3,983,953 5,664,279
    1997 360,374 5 10,755 0 371,134 7,493,718 5,313,032
    1998 271,147 5 3,750 0 274,902 2,003,866 3,477,332
    1999 284,917 7,793 500 0 293,210 3,210,163 3,711,994
    2000 494,280 6,542 820 0 501,642 3,804,939 4,839,385
    2001 179,745 2,185 500 0 182,430 3,454,348 3,975,119
    2002 165,295 2,022 500 0 167,817 2,478,144 3,040,551
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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