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Environmental Release Report: COOS County, NH
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in COOS County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:

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    Rank counties in NEW HAMPSHIRE or facilities in COOS 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 COOS 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:AMMONIA
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 .463
    Suspected Carcinogens 3 152
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3 152
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 86,376 4,789
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 86,376 4,789
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 95,380 5,592
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 95,377 5,440
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 9,004 803
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 95,380 5,592
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 95,380 5,592

    *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 1,532,867 209,123 388,500 0 2,130,490 19,325 NA
    1989 1,779,941 11,359 20,111 0 1,811,411 88,750 NA
    1990 1,818,517 153,154 12,480 0 1,984,151 23,045 NA
    1991 1,257,498 22,580 2,680 0 1,282,758 1,400 10,991,671
    1992 1,485,615 36,556 2,059 0 1,524,230 8,950 11,188,843
    1993 1,083,557 27,731 4,665 0 1,115,953 23,093 8,185,715
    1994 825,076 3,751 2,435 0 831,262 7,678 7,550,418
    1995 824,147 53,059 3,070 0 880,276 233 7,343,689
    1996 825,225 11,840 3,610 0 840,675 5,638 7,409,473
    1997 684,606 91,018 210,220 0 985,844 6,172 6,941,370
    1998 802,389 106,037 76,827 0 985,253 1,257 9,981,262
    1999 885,128 109,915 48,777 0 1,043,820 24,923 9,342,573
    2000 824,599 82,391 42,794 0 949,784 26,522 9,226,896
    2001 175,158 9,155 0 0 184,312 1,523 619,597
    2002 95,381 5,607 .900 0 100,988 27,855 546,730
    "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 .6625 .67 1.30 0 2.63 0 2.63
    2001 214 0 .142 0 214 0 214
    2002 210 0 .1391 0 210 0 210
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