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Environmental Release Report: MORGAN County, IL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MORGAN 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):
    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 MORGAN 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 MORGAN 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 2,237 68
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,373 742
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 137,388 168
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,195 80
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 136,970 119
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 894,824 251
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4,430 157
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,050,346 1,001
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,179,409
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 173,834 1,780
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 248
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 163,273 1,007
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,221,332 1,802
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,215,240 1,802

    *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 144,583 11,433 7,346 0 163,362 92,689 NA
    1989 279,293 3,980 5,014 0 288,287 58,996 NA
    1990 224,540 2,781 98,978 0 326,299 64,349 NA
    1991 171,922 2,552 19,395 0 193,869 68,259 694,674
    1992 153,387 2,474 4,304 0 160,165 41,642 751,466
    1993 114,975 1,893 2,851 0 119,719 69,097 853,689
    1994 99,532 1,787 1,484 0 102,803 67,095 686,578
    1995 81,719 2,165 1,325 0 85,209 166,043 536,310
    1996 62,907 2,522 1,534 0 66,963 143,782 460,496
    1997 79,538 2,137 1,319 0 82,994 402,658 938,653
    1998 103,809 2,394 1,596 0 107,799 179,758 1,770,736
    1999 1,161,954 3,689 158,677 0 1,324,320 172,850 3,123,913
    2000 1,248,412 3,583 115,388 0 1,367,383 229,646 3,254,674
    2001 1,298,849 3,124 190,602 0 1,492,575 151,525 2,807,574
    2002 1,224,384 1,839 1,633 0 1,227,856 294,412 2,423,153
    "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 .1067 0 0 0 .1067 0 .1067
    2001 .1105 0 0 0 .1105 0 .1105
    2002 .1473 0 0 0 .1473 0 .1473
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