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Environmental Release Report: ST. CLAIR County, IL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ST. CLAIR 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):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    *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 ST. CLAIR County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:FREON 113
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CADMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 132,402 10
    Suspected Carcinogens 14,660
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 290,660 118
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 20,062 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 796,372 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 128,815
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 287,301 15
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 529,291 358
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 666,979 108
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 158,569
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 913,338 123
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 12,400 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 598,436 15
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,052,151 378
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 746,318 108

    *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 5,129,383 15 1,513,594 0 6,642,992 44,915,517 NA
    1989 4,524,944 15 415,005 0 4,939,964 42,073,284 NA
    1990 2,805,721 260 239,260 0 3,045,241 58,779,338 NA
    1991 2,923,626 260 1,181,680 0 4,105,566 28,953,353 38,814,979
    1992 2,622,585 260 174,861 0 2,797,706 40,929,235 51,418,251
    1993 1,777,490 260 4,000 0 1,781,750 28,913,076 34,414,969
    1994 1,621,699 15 0 0 1,621,714 20,421,448 24,423,973
    1995 2,241,197 115 0 0 2,241,312 5,430,942 12,678,558
    1996 2,224,111 106 0 0 2,224,217 5,655,123 60,003,469
    1997 2,200,724 15 0 0 2,200,739 8,923,008 65,480,752
    1998 2,228,376 414 143,340 0 2,372,130 6,114,626 28,607,792
    1999 1,985,035 520 870,166 0 2,855,721 7,298,779 33,763,371
    2000 1,031,043 525 1,009,987 0 2,041,555 6,030,026 22,969,512
    2001 1,283,572 368 3,200,587 0 4,484,527 7,219,356 24,447,686
    2002 1,121,054 383 6,119 0 1,127,556 4,867,666 22,228,195
    "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
    2002 0 0 0 0 0 376 376
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