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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 59,670
    Suspected Carcinogens 63,620
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 184,587
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 11,687
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 164,800
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 67,440
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 77,407
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 124,437
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 180,287
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 185,087
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 20
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 124,417
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 185,337
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 176,487

    *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 1,140,023 0 0 0 1,140,023 230,231 NA
    1989 761,604 0 250 0 761,854 243,200 NA
    1990 783,776 0 250 0 784,026 234,464 NA
    1991 792,844 0 0 0 792,844 1,399,166 7,825,189
    1992 921,151 0 0 0 921,151 1,500,752 9,032,947
    1993 1,248,986 0 0 0 1,248,986 1,437,268 10,196,596
    1994 2,181,154 0 0 0 2,181,154 1,858,809 10,239,419
    1995 1,511,316 0 0 0 1,511,316 5,110,054 10,083,412
    1996 1,399,006 0 0 0 1,399,006 522,153 9,566,897
    1997 1,642,539 0 0 0 1,642,539 4,539,901 12,124,657
    1998 1,121,453 0 0 0 1,121,453 1,979,862 9,606,413
    1999 475,929 0 0 0 475,929 2,004,836 7,582,801
    2000 759,269 0 0 0 759,269 1,679,417 6,725,037
    2001 392,912 0 0 0 392,912 722,395 2,386,561
    2002 185,837 0 0 0 185,837 380,448 729,719
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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