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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 149,608 3,578
    Suspected Carcinogens 23,345 287
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 583,993 718,857
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 189,078 4,774
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 510,040 21,748
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 142,431 2,234
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 444,071 13,834
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 330,397 30,249
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 663,558 41,750
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,054,891 3,209
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,032,261 48,171
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 97,800 1,388
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 667,347 43,706
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,176,957 58,711
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,663,551 56,311

    *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 5,546,444 651,627 4,384,285 0 10,582,356 13,360,919 NA
    1989 5,367,133 696,940 5,138,780 0 11,202,853 6,536,763 NA
    1990 4,116,421 430,585 4,081,693 0 8,628,699 6,369,129 NA
    1991 3,288,316 195,442 3,777,341 0 7,261,099 10,666,028 58,491,965
    1992 2,983,127 195,445 3,984,205 0 7,162,777 13,659,959 61,333,628
    1993 2,661,643 205,612 5,019,761 0 7,887,016 15,182,958 54,357,637
    1994 2,401,880 115,485 5,040,766 0 7,558,131 18,332,879 51,882,568
    1995 1,834,140 277,947 6,287,656 0 8,399,743 11,520,561 50,196,677
    1996 1,956,685 440,749 6,764,525 0 9,161,959 7,990,555 65,204,571
    1997 1,787,140 268,485 7,114,710 0 9,170,335 16,626,223 652,866,684
    1998 3,842,695 81,675 6,514,409 0 10,438,779 11,991,157 90,790,071
    1999 5,469,685 762,893 6,756,619 0 12,989,197 6,906,787 74,941,751
    2000 6,265,090 725,063 6,302,692 0 13,292,845 25,261,892 89,264,082
    2001 4,102,673 671,499 6,384,490 0 11,158,662 20,169,533 66,403,915
    2002 2,259,774 770,009 5,451,991 0 8,481,774 17,025,682 56,220,663
    "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 14.36 0 0 0 14.36 .5973 14.95
    2001 .387 0 0 0 .387 .6078 .9916
    2002 .3461 0 0 0 .3461 .515 .8584
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