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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE
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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 44,449
    Suspected Carcinogens 436
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 561,617
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 81,381
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 492,027
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 44,449
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 353,122
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 573,584
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 581,766
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 150
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 595,716
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 119
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 539,908
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 595,728
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 517,665

    *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 177,472 0 0 0 177,472 316,394 NA
    1989 324,716 0 0 0 324,716 79,943 NA
    1990 390,641 0 120 30 390,791 11,502 NA
    1991 419,672 0 0 0 419,672 468,482 933,878
    1992 243,293 0 0 0 243,293 2,487,623 2,761,529
    1993 500,575 0 0 0 500,575 1,928,812 2,465,120
    1994 16,790 0 0 0 16,790 145,386 173,828
    1995 1,762,356 0 0 0 1,762,356 4,054,446 535,980,356
    1996 1,536,432 0 0 0 1,536,432 5,608,161 7,361,041
    1997 1,610,521 0 0 0 1,610,521 12,820,462 8,188,431
    1998 1,366,933 0 0 0 1,366,933 1,039,288 2,537,903
    1999 496,718 5 0 0 496,723 1,259,167 1,777,059
    2000 751,798 5 0 0 751,803 1,417,449 2,204,256
    2001 569,708 11 0 0 569,719 869,857 1,477,162
    2002 595,869 0 0 0 595,869 917,818 1,578,976
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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