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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 2,080 22
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,896 26
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 349,478 40
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,029 9
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 348,213 27
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,751,330 368
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,173 30
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 6,048,042 22,417
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 6,680,084
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 349,550 22,448
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 855 9
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 348,937 22,430
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 6,732,573 22,793
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,684,564 22,514

    *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 67,000 60,062 750 0 127,812 64,481 NA
    1989 106,200 754 750 0 107,704 4,073 NA
    1990 64,072 764 250 0 65,086 6,764 NA
    1991 83,500 780 250 0 84,530 7,254 92,290
    1992 86,305 5,663 250 0 92,218 4,756 97,507
    1993 74,272 5,663 250 0 80,185 6,613 86,336
    1994 69,852 1,277 0 0 71,129 7,688 78,038
    1995 85,389 1,661 0 0 87,050 6,959 93,644
    1996 108,910 1,472 0 0 110,382 750 109,736
    1997 100,964 1,329 350,051 0 452,344 3,750 454,379
    1998 4,601,038 1,972 1,230,560 0 5,833,570 297,053 7,777,124
    1999 4,713,476 1,819 1,728,602 0 6,443,897 375,061 9,374,735
    2000 4,888,582 2,658 2,457,399 0 7,348,638 584,113 9,788,137
    2001 4,351,931 1,852 2,143,136 0 6,496,919 414,296 9,337,314
    2002 6,737,471 22,927 3,167,615 0 9,928,014 174,500 10,236,197
    "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 .3345 0 0 0 .3345 0 .3345
    2001 .2819 0 0 0 .2819 0 .2819
    2002 .5012 0 0 0 .5012 0 .5012
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