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Environmental Release Report: TAZEWELL County, IL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in TAZEWELL County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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 TAZEWELL 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 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 1,334 1,707
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,026 528
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 266,305 17,810
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,487 1,053
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 276,893 10,757
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 628
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 383,934 3,832
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 68,632 11,938
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 720,195 17,988
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 586,068
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 374,416 18,366
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 866 1,050
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 355,953 8,870
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 751,149 20,358
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 740,197 11,590

    *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 681,667 123,859 0 0 805,526 634,279 NA
    1989 302,775 41,250 0 0 344,025 71,162 NA
    1990 351,949 21,411 0 0 373,360 185,519 NA
    1991 740,239 27,813 0 0 768,052 443,002 1,534,756
    1992 547,724 46,829 0 0 594,553 657,274 1,552,697
    1993 423,478 32,786 0 0 456,264 1,158,507 2,027,619
    1994 460,258 36,061 0 0 496,319 345,517 1,677,363
    1995 420,218 113,442 0 0 533,660 343,195 1,431,908
    1996 374,708 71,619 0 0 446,327 475,636 1,449,128
    1997 418,795 109,138 0 0 527,933 1,167,757 1,447,007
    1998 1,269,536 2,335,258 0 0 3,604,794 634,343 6,017,410
    1999 1,309,615 1,403,528 616,110 0 3,329,253 229,688 5,077,370
    2000 892,276 1,754,958 594,263 0 3,241,497 1,574,095 6,742,014
    2001 793,467 1,820,693 264,814 0 2,878,974 1,851,581 6,873,028
    2002 768,909 31,311 19,252 0 819,472 1,682,562 4,657,553
    "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 2.08 0 0 0 2.08 0 2.08
    2001 2.20 0 0 0 2.20 0 2.20
    2002 2.13 0 0 0 2.13 0 2.13
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