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Environmental Release Report: TOLLAND County, CT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in TOLLAND County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    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:

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    Rank counties in CONNECTICUT or facilities in TOLLAND 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.

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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for TOLLAND County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:FORMALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER COMPOUNDS
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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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 12,397
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,976
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 20,338
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 12,936
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 7,385
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,959
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 28,770
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 21,591
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 33,213
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 480
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 32,716
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 32,731
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 34,497
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 33,227

    *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 467,807 0 0 0 467,807 1,900,955 NA
    1989 381,290 0 2,113 0 383,403 309,516 NA
    1990 179,265 0 0 0 179,265 333,513 NA
    1991 216,350 0 0 0 216,350 441,280 3,034,526
    1992 221,320 0 0 0 221,320 503,105 2,831,951
    1993 287,446 2,727 0 0 290,173 374,215 2,719,011
    1994 220,699 10 0 0 220,709 382,746 2,260,350
    1995 163,773 10 0 0 163,783 368,957 1,800,716
    1996 134,636 10 0 0 134,646 374,386 1,773,140
    1997 144,244 10 0 0 144,254 702,180 1,848,155
    1998 52,450 10 0 0 52,460 370,236 1,753,218
    1999 51,708 10 0 0 51,718 372,599 1,664,428
    2000 58,054 0 0 0 58,054 476,514 1,622,571
    2001 35,392 0 0 0 35,392 381,916 1,144,494
    2002 34,498 0 0 0 34,498 295,404 931,529
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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