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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Carcinogens .025
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 48,174
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 13,806
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 12,943
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 13,806
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 39,550
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 49,037
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 12,943
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 49,048
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 39,550

    *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 127,449 14,642 0 0 142,091 73,537 NA
    1989 134,242 19,032 0 0 153,274 49,285 NA
    1990 133,278 0 0 0 133,278 52,849 NA
    1991 97,546 15 0 0 97,561 445,202 542,516
    1992 131,574 15 0 0 131,589 379,064 521,128
    1993 118,903 260 0 0 119,163 1,194,307 583,754
    1994 71,748 15 0 0 71,763 429,496 522,990
    1995 72,347 260 0 0 72,607 545,729 659,186
    1996 80,429 265 0 0 80,694 2,187,264 736,847
    1997 66,353 265 0 0 66,618 1,012,630 598,944
    1998 37,341 37 0 0 37,378 484,049 500,815
    1999 56,441 29 0 0 56,470 333,343 389,803
    2000 44,002 33 0 0 44,035 344,357 388,335
    2001 41,245 105 0 0 41,350 8,045 49,032
    2002 49,048 0 0 0 49,048 13,301 73,893
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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