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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ATRAZINE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MANGANESE
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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 2
    Suspected Carcinogens 57
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 41
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 45
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 19
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 157
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 142
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 145
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 104
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 45

    *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 64,325 0 0 0 64,325 5,743 NA
    1989 88,953 0 0 0 88,953 500 NA
    1990 23,712 0 0 0 23,712 0 NA
    1991 28,347 0 0 0 28,347 30,027 65,140
    1992 42,697 0 0 0 42,697 34,353 75,868
    1993 55,801 0 0 0 55,801 16,955 89,147
    1994 42,889 0 0 0 42,889 17,560 79,550
    1995 947 0 0 0 947 21,558 22,505
    1996 15,878 0 0 0 15,878 24,365 40,238
    1997 23,143 0 0 0 23,143 65,290 55,784
    1998 24,861 0 0 0 24,861 482,783 507,644
    1999 244,197 0 0 0 244,197 296,088 540,264
    2000 25,181 0 0 0 25,181 396,301 477,615
    2001 5,224 0 0 0 5,224 517,548 579,982
    2002 166 0 0 0 166 442,902 468,180
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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