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2010 State Fact Sheet

Data Source: 2013 National Analysis dataset (released to the public in October 2014) See Note  

ILLINOIS


Reported Disposal or Other Releases and Other Waste Management Activities (in pounds)
Total
On-site Disposal to Class I Underground Injection Wells, RCRA Subtitle C Landfills, and other Landfills
 Class I Wells 0
 RCRA Subtitle C Landfills 558,892
 Other Landfills 8,320,815
SubTotal 8,879,707
Other On-site Disposal or Other Releases
 Fugitive Air Emissions 5,372,777
 Point Source Air Emissions 24,421,925
 Surface Water Discharges 8,836,790
 Class II-V Wells 0
 Land Treatment 96,267
 RCRA Subtitle C Surface Impoundment 28,722
 Other Surface Impoundments 11,218,316
 Other Land Disposal 549,865
SubTotal 50,524,662
Total On-site Disposal or Other Releases 59,404,369

Off-site Disposal to Class I Underground Injection Wells, RCRA Subtitle C Landfills, and other Landfills
 Underground Injection to Class I Wells 204,130
 RCRA Subtitle C Landfills 178,101
 Other Landfills 21,252,514
SubTotal 21,634,746
Other Off-site Disposal or Other Releases
 Storage Only 12,504
 Solidification/Stabilization (metals only) 11,246,656
 Wastewater Treatment (metals only) 99,663
 Transfers to POTWs (metals only) 189,599
 Underground Injection to Class II-V Wells 0
 RCRA Subtitle C Surface Impoundment 0
 Other Surface Impoundments 13,191
 Land Treatment 312,603
 Other Land Disposal 5,239,162
 Other Off-site Management 36,663
 Transfers to Waste Broker for Disposal 4,890,055
 Unknown 113,578
SubTotal 22,153,675
Total Off-site Disposal or Other Releases 43,788,421

Total On- and Off-site Disposal or Other Releases 103,192,789


Transfers Off-site for Further Waste Management (in pounds)
165,511,401
 Recycling 101,012,898
 Energy Recovery 8,181,879
 Treatment 5,959,311
 POTWs 5,975,508
    Metals and Metal Compounds 189,599
    Non-metal TRI Chemicals 5,785,909
 Other Off-site Transfers 0
 Other Transfers Off-site for Disposal or Other Releases 44,381,804

 
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State/TRI Data
Population 12,843,166
Square Miles 57,914
Total Facilities 1,077
  Total Forms 3,991
  Form As 462
 

On- and Off-site Waste Management (in pounds)

Total
 Recycled On-site 1,035,028,871
 Recycled Off-site 101,282,215
 Energy Recovery On-site 29,016,190
 Energy Recovery Off-site 8,181,571
 Treated On-site 222,078,687
 Treated Off-site 11,646,699
 Total On-site Disposal to Class I Underground Injection Wells, RCRA Subtitle C Landfills, and Other Landfills 8,879,702
 Total other On-site Disposal or Other Releases 50,418,793
 Total Off-site Disposal to Class I Underground Injection Wells, RCRA Subtitle C Landfills, and Other Landfills 22,053,206
 Total other Off-site Disposal or Other Releases 22,577,001
Total Production-related Waste Managed 1,511,162,934

Non-production-Related Waste Managed 47,683


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Note:

Reporting year (RY) 2013 is the most recent TRI data available. Facilities reporting to TRI were required to submit RY 2013 data to EPA by July 1, 2014. TRI Explorer is using an updated data set (released to the public in October 2014). This dataset includes revisions processed by EPA as of October 2014 for the years 1988 to 2013. Revisions submitted to EPA after this time are not reflected in TRI Explorer reports. TRI data may also be obtained through EPA Envirofacts.

Users of TRI information should be aware that TRI data reflect releases and other waste management activities of chemicals, not whether (or to what degree) the public has been exposed to those chemicals. Release estimates alone are not sufficient to determine exposure or to calculate potential adverse effects on human health and the environment. TRI data, in conjunction with other information, can be used as a starting point in evaluating exposures that may result from releases and other waste management activities which involve toxic chemicals. The determination of potential risk depends upon many factors, including the toxicity of the chemical, the fate of the chemical, and the amount and duration of human or other exposure to the chemical after it is released.

On-site Disposal or Other Releases include Underground Injection to Class I Wells (Section 5.4.1), RCRA Subtitle C Landfills (5.5.1A), Other Landfills (5.5.1B), Fugitive or Non-point Air Emissions (5.1), Stack or Point Air Emissions (5.2), Surface Water Discharges (5.3), Class II-V Wells (5.4.2), Land Treatment/Application Farming (5.5.2), Surface Impoundments (5.5.3) and Other Land Disposal (5.5.4). Off-site Disposal or Other Releases include from Section 6.2 Underground Injection (M71), RCRA Subtitle C Landfills (M65), Other Landfills (M64, M72), Storage Only (M10), Solidification/Stabilization - Metals and Metal Compounds only (M41 or M40), Wastewater Treatment (excluding POTWs) - Metals and Metal Compounds only (M62 or M61), Surface Impoundments (M63), Land Treatment (M73), Other Land Disposal (M79), Other Off-site Management (M90), Transfers to Waste Broker - Disposal (M94, M91), and Unknown (M99) and, from Section 6.1 Transfers to POTWs (metals and metal compounds only).

Off-site disposal or other releases show only net off-site disposal or other releases, that is, off-site disposal or other releases transferred to other TRI facilities reporting such transfers as on-site disposal or other releases are not included to avoid double counting.

Transfers to Recycling are Section 6.2, sum of Solvents/Organics Recovery (M20), Metals Recovery (M24), Other Reuse or Recovery (M26), Acid Regeneration (M28) and Transfer to Waste Broker - Recycling (M93)). Transfers to Energy Recovery are Section 6.2, sum of Energy Recovery (M56) and Transfer to Waste Broker - Energy Recovery (M92)). Transfers to Treatment are Section 6.2, sum of Solidification/Stabilization (M40, except for metals and metal compounds), Incineration/Thermal Treatment (M50), Incineration/Insignificant Fuel Value (M54), Wastewater Treatment (excluding POTWs) (M61, except for metals and metal compounds), Other Waste Treatment (M69) and Transfer to Waste Broker - Waste Treatment (M95)). Transfers to POTWs (non-metals) are Section 6.1 (except metals and metal compounds). Transfers to POTWs (metals and metal compounds) are Section 6.1 (metals and metal compounds only). Other off-site transfers are Section 6.2 sum of amounts with no code or invalid code.
Other transfers off-site to disposal or other releases do not include transfers to POTWS of metals and metal compounds and are Section 6.2, sum of Underground Injection (M71), RCRA Subtitle C Landfills (M65), Other Landfills (M64), Storage Only (M10), Solidification/Stabilization - Metals and Metal Compounds only (M41), Solidification/Stabilization (M40 metals and metal compounds only), Wastewater Treatment (excluding POTWs) - Metals and Metal Compounds only (M62), Wastewater Treatment (excluding POTWs) (M61 metals and metal compounds only), Surface Impoundments (M63), Land Treatment (M73), Other Land Disposal (M79), Other Off-site Management (M90), Transfers to Waste Broker - Disposal (M94 or M91), and Unknown (M99).

A choropleth map is a map which colors regions or areas according to the value of data defined for that area. The choropleth maps presented here color states, or counties, according to aggregations of TRI data reported by facilities in that area. Coloring an area with one color is not meant to imply that the TRI amounts are uniformly distributed throughout that area; instead it should be interpreted as a color representing, for example, the total amounts reported by facilities in that area. Choropleth maps are one of the most commonly used means of displaying areal data.

Population for states and Puerto Rico from http://www.census.gov/popest/data/intercensal/state/tables/ST-EST00INT-01.xls Exit Disclaimer
For Island areas from http://2010.census.gov/news/press-kits/island-areas/island-areas.html Exit Disclaimer
Square miles from http://www.census.gov/p