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Environmental Release Report: WINNEBAGO County, IL
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WINNEBAGO 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 WINNEBAGO 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 WINNEBAGO 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:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 85,345 .110
    Suspected Carcinogens 15,500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 764,276 10
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 57,681 .110
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 288,084 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 93,807 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 177,942 130
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 376,721 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 421,872 255
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 465,378 255
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 891 .110
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 362,464 255
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 479,500 395
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 317,421 255

    *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 2,844,457 750 20,756 0 2,865,963 3,360,144 NA
    1989 2,053,642 765 250 0 2,054,657 3,662,582 NA
    1990 1,733,377 1,981 250 0 1,735,608 3,638,630 NA
    1991 2,052,257 3,056 0 0 2,055,313 21,976,601 48,741,230
    1992 1,634,307 1,569 0 0 1,635,876 21,621,562 46,203,662
    1993 1,219,955 1,337 0 0 1,221,292 15,259,737 39,150,037
    1994 1,418,064 1,331 0 0 1,419,395 7,607,362 39,608,208
    1995 1,343,323 2,164 18,201 0 1,363,688 7,270,734 13,808,362
    1996 1,181,202 2,013 11,019 0 1,194,234 7,494,439 12,733,389
    1997 1,289,574 1,344 159 0 1,291,077 13,407,996 11,691,071
    1998 1,140,451 1,311 250 0 1,142,012 5,936,968 10,781,316
    1999 1,121,248 1,817 0 0 1,123,065 7,215,526 13,159,756
    2000 1,169,389 1,168 0 0 1,170,557 5,946,469 12,269,315
    2001 897,317 409 38 0 897,764 12,521,872 18,309,010
    2002 867,284 395 10 0 867,689 8,395,894 11,953,862
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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