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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:DIMETHYL SULFATE
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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 4,362
    Suspected Carcinogens 751 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 210,533 3,000,500
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,877
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 185,847 500
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,331
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 154,463 250
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 190,945 750
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 296,649 1,250
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 74,829
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 276,411 1,250
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 911
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 192,202 1,250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 352,793 1,500
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 229,938 1,250

    *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 1,233,737 11,821,826 8,597,322 0 21,652,885 2,352,483 NA
    1989 1,291,068 14,620,321 174,332 0 16,085,721 681,783 NA
    1990 1,156,454 5,067,160 190,695 0 6,414,309 653,458 NA
    1991 1,303,482 5,680,037 298,330 0 7,281,849 6,760,563 17,725,804
    1992 1,022,842 5,052,813 113,547 0 6,189,202 6,606,908 16,434,930
    1993 954,024 4,463,449 116,410 0 5,533,883 10,090,661 19,193,842
    1994 857,385 2,691,062 98,755 0 3,647,202 5,196,926 11,213,841
    1995 1,041,845 4,942,585 52,219 0 6,036,649 5,433,627 13,494,264
    1996 1,006,798 4,013,686 12,955 0 5,033,439 5,816,897 22,434,677
    1997 1,128,422 3,802,308 8,467 0 4,939,197 10,494,076 11,688,793
    1998 1,039,510 3,205,263 14,010 0 4,258,783 4,029,077 10,578,958
    1999 829,694 3,002,751 13,850 0 3,846,295 3,533,737 8,747,120
    2000 870,864 2,803,036 3,655 0 3,677,555 2,863,237 11,341,177
    2001 658,982 3,202,714 0 0 3,861,696 2,395,144 10,108,552
    2002 352,823 3,001,500 7,300 0 3,361,623 915,896 5,362,782
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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