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Environmental Release Report: BELKNAP County, NH
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BELKNAP 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 BELKNAP County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 43
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 543
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 43
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 500
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .011
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 43
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 543
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 543
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 43
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 43
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 500
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 500
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants .011

    *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 241,267 0 0 0 241,267 19,936 NA
    1989 172,115 0 0 0 172,115 6,766 NA
    1990 140,780 5 0 0 140,785 8,284 NA
    1991 115,873 0 0 0 115,873 78,041 375,421
    1992 159,785 0 0 0 159,785 69,100 602,063
    1993 127,226 0 0 0 127,226 159,498 514,398
    1994 51,419 0 0 0 51,419 122,007 414,803
    1995 755 0 0 0 755 105,383 117,651
    1996 250 0 0 0 250 95,130 95,358
    1997 3,712 0 0 0 3,712 296,913 168,646
    1998 8,610 0 0 0 8,610 187,132 186,018
    1999 5,980 0 0 0 5,980 217,502 254,473
    2000 7,126 0 0 0 7,126 526,795 545,672
    2001 12,511 0 0 0 12,511 245,906 250,500
    2002 543 0 0 0 543 362,056 361,938
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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