POLLUTION LOCATOR| Toxic Chemical Releases | Reports

Environmental Release Report: HARTFORD County, CT
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HARTFORD County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
    0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100%

    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in CONNECTICUT or facilities in HARTFORD County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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.

  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • Environmental Justice Analysis for HARTFORD County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1,1-DICHLORO-1-FLUOROETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
    Examine current exposure monitoring data for this area

      [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 113,530 568
    Suspected Carcinogens 8,069 74
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 312,673 1,281
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 18,922 33
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 219,781 558
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 91,350 19
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 195,821 907
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 257,614 1,361
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 520,647 965
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 95,300
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 514,647 1,113
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,284 33
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 386,263 737
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 542,865 1,963
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 480,037 1,418

    *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.
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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 6,364,594 65,714 4,052 0 6,434,360 3,781,217 NA
    1989 5,503,550 5,778 5,250 0 5,514,578 2,300,672 NA
    1990 4,202,793 4,600 2,070 0 4,209,463 1,858,778 NA
    1991 3,238,995 2,932 263 0 3,242,190 6,007,913 14,236,542
    1992 2,370,324 3,918 108 0 2,374,350 7,291,146 14,535,001
    1993 1,816,082 15,948 1,793 0 1,833,823 6,375,206 13,851,334
    1994 1,490,458 15,074 15 0 1,505,547 6,505,662 11,886,184
    1995 1,250,221 27,312 0 0 1,277,533 6,775,345 11,420,758
    1996 1,115,962 7,365 3,805 0 1,127,132 5,226,340 9,042,003
    1997 852,025 3,405 3,735 0 859,165 11,057,082 9,198,143
    1998 722,063 7,030 4 0 729,097 5,558,431 9,291,780
    1999 652,720 3,485 12,003 0 668,208 6,443,752 10,770,471
    2000 736,162 3,596 253 0 740,011 8,051,347 12,485,748
    2001 590,355 2,180 1,098 0 593,633 8,528,615 11,854,862
    2002 624,501 1,982 47 0 626,530 7,533,768 22,066,767
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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 .1353 .1352
    2001 .0017 0 0 0 .0017 .2088 .2106
    2002 .0014 0 0 0 .0014 .1545 .1559
      [ top ]
     
     
    Fax companies responsible for the top-ranked pollution problems in HARTFORD County (free)
    Email EPA
    Join an online discussion about pollution in HARTFORD County


    Email a Scorecard Community Report to a friend
    Network with environmental groups
    Learn how to use Scorecard to find out about toxics in your community


    Contribute to Environmental Defense
    Volunteer with environmental groups in your community

      [ top ]
     
     
  • Links

    Scorecard's report for HARTFORD County on
  •   [ top ]