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Environmental Release Report: WILLIAMSON County, IL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WILLIAMSON 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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    Rank counties in ILLINOIS or facilities in WILLIAMSON 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 WILLIAMSON 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 530
    Suspected Carcinogens 226
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 89,026
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 336
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 88,690
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 184,465
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 54,140
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 248,720
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 251,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 89,026
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 280
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 88,940
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 305,365
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 279,260

    *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 331,888 750 0 0 332,638 246,717 NA
    1989 483,654 0 0 0 483,654 219,779 NA
    1990 333,330 3 0 0 333,333 114,177 NA
    1991 260,505 5 0 0 260,510 299,799 591,317
    1992 409,280 1 0 0 409,281 135,590 581,256
    1993 293,387 1 0 0 293,388 118,404 441,285
    1994 243,968 1 0 0 243,969 82,146 349,996
    1995 230,476 0 0 0 230,476 91,157 389,285
    1996 180,210 0 0 0 180,210 141,426 335,785
    1997 204,410 0 0 0 204,410 196,209 324,008
    1998 611,019 2,693 0 0 613,712 135,507 3,099,661
    1999 580,143 0 0 0 580,143 228,413 3,510,582
    2000 658,402 0 0 0 658,402 137,778 3,508,701
    2001 575,194 0 1,842 0 577,036 222,617 3,813,540
    2002 305,701 0 772 0 306,473 705,835 2,718,376
    "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 .3 0 0 0 .3 .96 1.26
    2001 1.31 0 0 0 1.31 0 1.31
    2002 .9 0 0 0 .9 0 .9
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