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Environmental Release Report: CHESHIRE County, NH
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CHESHIRE 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 NEW HAMPSHIRE or facilities in CHESHIRE 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 CHESHIRE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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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 18,906
    Suspected Carcinogens 12,442
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 31,348
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants .100
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 12,822
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 30,968
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 12,822
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 31,348
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 31,348
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 31,348
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 380
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 30,968
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 31,348
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 12,822

    *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 710,201 58,750 58,750 0 827,701 37,945 NA
    1989 559,112 41,020 41,020 0 641,152 27,655 NA
    1990 502,615 86,310 86,430 30 675,385 55,000 NA
    1991 420,300 0 0 0 420,300 247,844 934,525
    1992 330,380 0 0 0 330,380 118,690 897,425
    1993 84,990 0 0 0 84,990 88,674 707,400
    1994 67,850 0 0 0 67,850 74,628 465,722
    1995 43,130 0 0 0 43,130 91,114 295,194
    1996 33,850 0 0 0 33,850 155,648 402,115
    1997 28,490 0 0 0 28,490 255,830 250,426
    1998 21,878 0 0 0 21,878 95,262 236,196
    1999 36,611 0 0 0 36,611 129,166 292,905
    2000 32,377 0 0 0 32,377 71,182 220,794
    2001 30,020 0 0 0 30,020 107,372 246,976
    2002 31,348 0 0 0 31,348 106,094 259,996
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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