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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:DIMETHYL SULFATE
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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 98,821 4,094
    Suspected Carcinogens 200,493 2,523
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,420,070 790,041
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 71,559 3,089
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 970,826 2,473
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 403,757 80
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 996,751 8,133
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 665,180 30,303
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,348,382 11,555
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,406,296
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,284,767 13,651
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 29,145 2,982
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 802,777 9,488
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,511,070 16,509
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,319,262 13,624

    *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 4,224,949 448,129 227,703 0 4,900,781 7,192,897 NA
    1989 3,733,348 236,286 63,911 0 4,033,545 3,809,537 NA
    1990 3,423,744 230,388 21,835 0 3,675,967 4,644,744 NA
    1991 2,901,234 39,963 9,514 0 2,950,711 9,612,938 31,805,795
    1992 3,122,962 26,061 169,707 0 3,318,730 9,344,400 49,958,022
    1993 2,662,754 43,061 37,825 0 2,743,640 9,178,414 45,180,160
    1994 2,718,591 73,281 19,271 0 2,811,143 8,179,790 64,589,724
    1995 3,086,195 252,315 16,241 0 3,354,751 7,209,846 54,969,586
    1996 3,207,629 202,156 1,446,478 0 4,856,263 6,344,590 56,530,368
    1997 2,254,948 207,196 1,693,656 0 4,155,800 13,838,984 97,467,620
    1998 3,567,073 271,084 275,945 0 4,114,102 5,943,192 63,673,177
    1999 2,898,053 582,681 801,392 0 4,282,126 8,759,153 63,433,160
    2000 2,663,095 663,604 207,622 0 3,534,321 9,054,104 56,638,601
    2001 2,377,432 1,018,618 359,125 0 3,755,174 5,283,435 55,112,526
    2002 3,078,596 829,783 387,494 0 4,295,872 5,855,882 201,841,160
    "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 2.82 0 0 0 2.82 0 2.82
    2001 3.19 0 0 0 3.19 0 3.19
    2002 3.40 .434 0 0 3.83 0 3.83
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