Your Zip Code:
95603      Your Community: PLACER County


Toxic Chemicals Released by Factories, Power Plants and Other Industrial Companies
In 2002, this county ranked among the dirtier 40% of all counties in the U.S. in terms of air releases of recognized carcinogens.
Lead Hazards
Worst Toxic Waste Sites (Superfund Sites)
In 2004, this county ranked among the cleanest/best 10% of all counties in the U.S. in terms of the number of designated Superfund sites.

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Smog and Soot: How Much Air Pollution is Released in Your Community?
In 2003, this county ranked among the dirtiest/worst 10% of all counties in the U.S. in terms of person-days in exceedance of national air quality standard for ozone (8-hour).
Air Pollutants That Pose Cancer and Other Health Risks
Based on EPA's most current data, this county ranked among the dirtiest/worst 20% 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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