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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 9
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 509
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 9
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 18,352
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 9
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 259
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 259
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 18,361
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 9
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 18,602
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 18,611
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 259

    *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 16,250 0 0 0 16,250 61,750 NA
    1989 31,970 0 0 0 31,970 13,009 NA
    1990 25,478 0 0 0 25,478 7,394 NA
    1991 13,437 0 0 0 13,437 1,323,817 1,380,742
    1992 20,055 0 1,000 0 21,055 1,503,811 1,564,462
    1993 36,538 0 0 0 36,538 1,343,537 1,384,496
    1994 1,250 0 0 0 1,250 1,506,732 1,522,356
    1995 96,760 0 0 0 96,760 1,218,268 1,318,786
    1996 58,506 0 0 0 58,506 1,126,220 21,992,181
    1997 15,750 0 0 0 15,750 1,463,474 12,319,037
    1998 15,142 0 0 0 15,142 520,772 12,167,050
    1999 17,481 0 0 0 17,481 853,940 12,505,035
    2000 20,481 0 0 0 20,481 826,765 15,305,899
    2001 22,049 0 0 0 22,049 719,003 740,907
    2002 18,611 0 0 0 18,611 345,122 363,278
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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