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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    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 510,456 88
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,365 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 336,490 223,949
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 14,171 20
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,432,407 346
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 27,393 20
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 835,698 98
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 856,037 375
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,078,146 307
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 635,019 19
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,666,403 357
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 14,300 20
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3,056,933 277
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,298,157 375
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,776,706 367

    *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 575,826 0 250 0 576,076 1,286,353 NA
    1989 468,868 250 750 0 469,868 1,039,629 NA
    1990 648,794 750 250 0 649,794 707,437 NA
    1991 1,660,672 0 6,775 0 1,667,447 1,690,634 87,147,959
    1992 1,066,869 0 605 0 1,067,474 1,414,882 72,063,411
    1993 1,227,614 0 25,750 0 1,253,364 999,207 72,754,302
    1994 1,176,063 505 750 0 1,177,318 1,839,669 43,863,213
    1995 6,035,585 510 250 0 6,036,345 1,889,306 47,542,465
    1996 8,306,983 255 0 0 8,307,238 1,491,396 59,129,682
    1997 11,079,706 1,000 632 0 11,081,338 12,617,310 73,774,899
    1998 8,160,904 13,568 358 0 8,174,830 10,784,419 80,191,883
    1999 6,924,072 7,660 0 0 6,931,732 14,160,993 79,261,682
    2000 5,093,518 3,819 3,285 0 5,100,622 12,776,558 72,253,189
    2001 5,635,070 24,393 3,163 0 5,662,626 10,146,272 29,207,472
    2002 4,301,239 224,018 2,150 0 4,527,407 9,911,974 36,654,960
    "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 .5146 0 0 0 .5146 0 .5146
    2001 .5604 0 0 0 .5604 0 .5604
    2002 .5528 0 0 0 .5528 0 .5528
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