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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 2,085 56
    Suspected Carcinogens 888 50
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 157,299 86
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 742
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 157,650 86
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 73,330 324
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,174 607
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 230,638 2,209
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 243,555 30
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 162,286 4,029
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 390
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 162,146 4,085
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 257,607 4,910
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 263,559 5,195

    *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 11,581 370,000 500 0 382,081 0 NA
    1989 23,664 324,650 2,500 0 350,814 2,224 NA
    1990 31,793 93,349 2,600 0 127,742 791 NA
    1991 53,037 97,815 1,000 0 151,852 750 145,760
    1992 13,184 73,384 0 0 86,568 1,500 84,369
    1993 14,679 79,008 0 0 93,687 10,350 94,191
    1994 25,361 11,461 0 0 36,822 750 36,145
    1995 119,336 14,534 0 0 133,870 1,000 134,360
    1996 135,278 22,757 0 0 158,035 3,300 159,840
    1997 136,736 17,048 0 0 153,784 11,900 158,049
    1998 859,088 12,159 195,700 0 1,066,947 77,812 1,232,207
    1999 918,892 13,900 112,715 0 1,045,507 155,750 1,366,581
    2000 427,883 10,580 177,882 0 616,345 820 1,229,107
    2001 411,660 6,761 379,820 0 798,241 863 1,428,165
    2002 268,567 7,790 102,670 0 379,027 1,398 1,288,951
    "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 11.55 0 0 0 11.55 0 11.55
    2001 4.79 0 0 0 4.79 0 4.79
    2002 3.44 0 0 0 3.44 0 3.44
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