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Environmental Release Report: NEW LONDON County, CT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in NEW LONDON County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for NEW LONDON County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 7,746 275
    Suspected Carcinogens 13,356 252
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 507,930 231,531
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,796 13
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 76,552 2,913
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 58,324 267
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 106,972 4,220
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 101,199 3,176
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 140,123 3,880
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 101,250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 102,293 15,480
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 146 8
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 26,767 9,023
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 208,306 15,883
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 149,366 7,180

    *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
    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
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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 1,955,552 5,188,171 598,895 250 7,742,868 4,527,216 NA
    1989 1,890,755 4,199,484 1,650 0 6,091,889 3,620,864 NA
    1990 1,292,170 3,412,379 255 0 4,704,804 2,599,079 NA
    1991 1,036,292 3,423,501 260 0 4,460,053 4,572,048 90,360,904
    1992 1,128,153 2,699,450 255 0 3,827,858 5,069,661 94,875,908
    1993 1,218,121 1,886,463 25 0 3,104,609 7,838,183 43,657,198
    1994 1,579,150 1,893,478 35 0 3,472,663 7,383,666 20,829,024
    1995 1,398,380 956,561 52 0 2,354,993 7,232,117 15,879,567
    1996 1,228,204 193,623 0 0 1,421,827 5,425,287 12,708,455
    1997 975,176 102,507 20 0 1,077,703 15,938,373 18,758,960
    1998 1,161,999 253,885 0 0 1,415,884 7,230,558 13,922,699
    1999 1,040,184 223,337 0 0 1,263,521 4,460,967 8,882,338
    2000 887,604 165,655 21 0 1,053,279 8,774,018 13,315,163
    2001 701,566 286,624 1,083 0 989,273 11,705,838 16,946,261
    2002 645,575 245,891 132 0 891,598 12,214,922 18,029,131
    "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 1.40 0 0 0 1.40 0 1.40
    2001 1.37 0 0 0 1.37 0 1.37
    2002 1.29 0 0 0 1.29 0 1.29
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