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Environmental Release Report: HILLSBOROUGH County, NH
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HILLSBOROUGH 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):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    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 HILLSBOROUGH County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 593
    Suspected Carcinogens 10,528 45
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 160,572 146
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 77,072
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 84,130 261
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 10,418 47
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 90,979 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 162,498 261
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 198,404 564
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,509
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 210,649 571
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 74
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 208,435 313
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 199,576 626
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 196,137 611

    *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 3,548,222 302,951 3,673 0 3,854,846 1,880,170 NA
    1989 3,129,187 129,962 250 0 3,259,399 1,280,355 NA
    1990 2,470,627 43,557 250 0 2,514,434 691,928 NA
    1991 1,741,313 66,478 5,919 0 1,813,710 1,892,366 27,526,380
    1992 1,689,690 66,409 4,300 0 1,760,399 2,237,799 29,420,683
    1993 1,075,145 66,041 5,309 0 1,146,495 1,740,815 26,122,730
    1994 929,305 72,428 6,973 0 1,008,706 1,641,712 23,850,412
    1995 524,209 26,558 6,380 0 557,147 1,835,824 20,790,454
    1996 443,832 17,673 5,230 0 466,735 2,747,063 21,166,545
    1997 292,574 23,415 4,300 0 320,289 6,108,729 20,342,428
    1998 293,767 20,656 4,000 0 318,423 5,918,388 22,425,303
    1999 310,429 15,057 3,900 0 329,386 5,401,670 20,618,547
    2000 284,623 11,543 2,805 0 298,971 4,919,796 14,567,520
    2001 217,876 1,023 2 0 218,901 4,163,747 7,800,086
    2002 212,892 695 258 0 213,844 2,170,291 5,116,443
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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