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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    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 3,539 452
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,268 .300
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 345,771 453
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,641 233
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 343,130 220
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 117,480 2,452
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 6,242 452
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 479,024 5,032
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 481,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 373,371 10,833
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,214 232
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 370,265 10,820
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 516,682 13,040
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 526,374 75,020

    *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 42,744 0 0 0 42,744 3,919 NA
    1989 12,960 0 0 0 12,960 3,432 NA
    1990 22,896 0 0 0 22,896 663 NA
    1991 77,105 0 0 0 77,105 19,780 95,580
    1992 44,605 0 0 0 44,605 28,050 73,460
    1993 6,410 0 0 0 6,410 15,505 21,920
    1994 9,580 0 0 0 9,580 14,770 24,111
    1995 3,310 0 0 0 3,310 13,510 13,319
    1996 10 0 0 0 10 9,010 9,013
    1997 5 0 0 0 5 20,020 10,014
    1998 8,450,560 0 1,146,900 0 9,597,460 9,511 15,328,415
    1999 11,751,770 168,629 1,091,600 0 13,011,999 9,770 16,944,495
    2000 414,185 8 1,101,117 0 1,515,310 10,540 2,524,516
    2001 396,318 0 1,193,159 0 1,589,477 9,401 2,427,438
    2002 540,632 83,273 1,496,538 0 2,120,443 10,604 2,173,513
    "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 .77 0 0 0 .77 0 .77
    2001 .55 0 0 0 .55 0 .55
    2002 .9456 0 0 0 .9456 0 .9456
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