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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:EPICHLOROHYDRIN
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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 54,148 75
    Suspected Carcinogens 69 .100
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,276,457 3,203
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,031,699 57
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,299,462 23
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,034,348 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,141,307 185
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 173,300 3,112
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,425,687 3,143
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,218,752
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 4,550,715 3,930
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,014,593 57
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,468,757 768
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,666,781 3,969
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,513,127 6,504

    *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 2,636,227 1,423,787 2,677,830 29,900 6,767,744 432,970 NA
    1989 4,163,091 15,231 568,550 12,621 4,759,493 647,236 NA
    1990 3,895,755 1,570 265,410 2,942 4,165,677 840,880 NA
    1991 4,468,698 2,468 576,738 4,345 5,052,249 1,637,045 18,075,405
    1992 4,227,792 2,028 443,168 2,095 4,675,083 1,579,071 14,151,983
    1993 4,385,600 9,875 348,226 1,617 4,745,318 1,139,705 17,982,068
    1994 4,706,917 2,597 553,970 4,159 5,267,643 1,296,757 18,716,011
    1995 5,871,371 2,577 144,506 111 6,018,565 601,743 22,663,262
    1996 5,886,386 138 0 0 5,886,524 607,742 24,211,636
    1997 5,841,472 57 0 0 5,841,529 844,307 23,590,900
    1998 5,868,579 427 133,650 0 6,002,656 390,765 21,819,818
    1999 7,247,181 5,166 110,000 0 7,362,347 429,069 25,254,900
    2000 8,340,682 11,833 114,031 0 8,466,546 353,320 26,778,297
    2001 7,096,153 10,852 170,030 0 7,277,035 1,344,254 28,761,079
    2002 5,714,209 7,468 185,832 0 5,907,509 679,227 29,127,631
    "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 .0918 0 0 0 .0918 0 .0918
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