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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 60901 (KANKAKEE, IL)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 60901*
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
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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 21,042 18
    Suspected Carcinogens 61,758
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 108,568 18
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 51,531 18
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 47,532
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,944 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 90,003 133
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 97,797 18
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 120,186 18
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 4,038
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 192,923 18
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,132 18
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 101,908 .023
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 219,111 125
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 205,562 10

    *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
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 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 403,856 1 0 0 403,857 1,048,730 NA
    1989 562,380 4 0 0 562,384 2,232,664 NA
    1990 575,236 20 40 10 575,306 2,619,039 NA
    1991 762,829 398 0 0 763,227 5,447,212 8,494,517
    1992 861,683 238 0 0 861,921 7,802,139 29,305,269
    1993 438,290 139 0 0 438,429 3,610,762 38,612,037
    1994 370,234 94 0 0 370,328 5,249,754 30,423,584
    1995 812,410 76 0 0 812,486 3,501,509 34,788,888
    1996 551,587 82 0 0 551,669 4,239,156 39,595,629
    1997 627,507 14 0 0 627,521 7,046,828 38,988,370
    1998 407,406 15 0 0 407,421 3,843,084 406,081,273
    1999 355,195 139 0 0 355,334 3,343,752 393,113,320
    2000 199,574 134 0 0 199,708 4,256,736 423,774,289
    2001 219,775 128 0 0 219,903 3,515,317 420,291,891
    2002 220,366 133 0 0 220,500 2,482,442 373,584,304
    "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 0 0 0 0 0 7.81 7.81
    2001 0 0 0 0 0 15.88 16.00
    2002 0 0 0 0 0 3.59 3.59
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