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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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
    Suspected Carcinogens 100
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 6,720
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6,518
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 102
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 102
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9,239
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 6,518
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 6,720
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 6,720
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 6,517
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 9,138
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,719

    *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 55,253 0 0 0 55,253 24,177 NA
    1989 10,453 0 0 0 10,453 1,192 NA
    1990 29,976 0 250 0 30,226 2,893 NA
    1991 46,917 0 250 0 47,167 5,631 50,422
    1992 36,138 0 0 0 36,138 4,589 38,077
    1993 26,761 0 0 0 26,761 3,819 33,779
    1994 20,205 0 0 0 20,205 641 21,251
    1995 18,698 0 0 0 18,698 250 19,537
    1996 19,141 0 0 0 19,141 250 19,920
    1997 16,662 0 0 0 16,662 500 17,014
    1998 17,151 0 0 0 17,151 250 17,767
    1999 18,390 0 0 0 18,390 750 19,184
    2000 12,293 0 0 0 12,293 0 13,663
    2001 9,576 0 0 0 9,576 1,512 10,838
    2002 9,239 0 0 0 9,239 118 9,107
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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