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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 2 .100
    Suspected Carcinogens 94 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 105 1
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6 .100
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 602 2
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 109 1
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 688 1
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 589 .100
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2 .100
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 598
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,799 2
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,286 1

    *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 560,693 32,210 11,350 0 604,253 175,149 NA
    1989 572,694 0 58,300 0 630,994 262,879 NA
    1990 376,917 0 21,678 0 398,595 117,782 NA
    1991 150,769 0 20,328 0 171,097 772,870 1,485,490
    1992 142,041 0 14,740 0 156,781 599,151 1,626,946
    1993 101,734 0 19,641 0 121,375 1,009,362 2,020,556
    1994 97,142 1 24,678 0 121,821 966,240 1,940,743
    1995 70,590 1 15,726 0 86,317 1,061,749 1,622,737
    1996 42,351 1 13,191 0 55,543 1,282,868 1,753,727
    1997 4,388 1 131,479 0 135,868 2,674,320 1,859,351
    1998 6,400 1 36,085 0 42,486 1,390,391 2,193,274
    1999 7,772 1 19,734 0 27,507 1,603,497 2,469,036
    2000 642 2 22,500 0 23,144 1,854,925 2,555,623
    2001 986 3 27,430 0 28,420 1,619,453 2,063,790
    2002 1,801 2 29,831 0 31,634 1,415,489 1,972,433
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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