Your Zip Code:
05901      Your Community: ESSEX County


Toxic Chemicals Released by Factories, Power Plants and Other Industrial Companies
In 2002, this county ranked among the cleaner 40% of all counties in the U.S. in terms of noncancer risk score (air and water releases).
Lead Hazards
Worst Toxic Waste Sites (Superfund Sites)
  • No waste sites in ESSEX County are on EPA's National Priority List of Superfund sites.

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Smog and Soot: What are the Emission Levels in Your Community?
In 1999, this county ranked among the cleanest/best 20% of all counties in the U.S. in terms of volatile organic compound emissions.
Air Pollutants That Pose Cancer and Other Health Risks
Based on EPA's most current data, this county ranked about the average of all counties in the US in terms of noncancer hazards from hazardous air pollutants.

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How Clean is the Water in Your Lakes and Rivers?

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Low-income communities and communities of color may suffer greater impacts from environmental degradation than other groups.

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