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

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    Rank counties in ILLINOIS or facilities in SHELBY 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 SHELBY County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 750
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,045
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,000
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,795
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,045
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,045
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,500
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,795
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,795
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,795

    *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 67,436 0 0 0 67,436 0 NA
    1995 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1996 1,520 0 0 0 1,520 0 2,800
    1997 1,520 0 0 0 1,520 0 3,545
    1998 1,520 0 0 0 1,520 0 3,280
    1999 1,520 0 0 0 1,520 0 3,235
    2000 31,224 0 0 0 31,224 0 31,224
    2001 750 0 0 0 750 9,149 9,985
    2002 2,795 0 0 0 2,795 24,700 27,627
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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