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Environmental Release Report: ROCKINGHAM County, NH
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ROCKINGHAM 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 ROCKINGHAM 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:MERCURY
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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 88,353 9
    Suspected Carcinogens 8,865 103
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 499,660 169
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 31,280 14
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 436,641 145
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 87,914 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 565,350 51
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 380,927 132
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 877,207 170
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 488,960
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 628,147 384
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 403 4
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 571,454 169
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,056,266 393
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,009,719 155

    *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 3,460,177 282 26,365 0 3,486,824 322,458 NA
    1989 2,410,208 265 251 0 2,410,724 461,248 NA
    1990 1,165,338 267 6,800 5 1,172,410 603,624 NA
    1991 725,171 525 0 0 725,696 1,273,638 2,508,126
    1992 982,187 15 0 0 982,202 1,403,988 2,802,937
    1993 777,328 311 0 0 777,639 1,231,698 2,785,612
    1994 770,295 81 0 0 770,376 912,901 2,541,546
    1995 731,480 56 0 0 731,536 1,020,150 2,074,801
    1996 557,447 85 0 0 557,532 2,124,360 3,080,495
    1997 719,062 157 0 0 719,219 3,333,270 2,868,001
    1998 1,585,001 377 0 0 1,585,378 1,513,192 3,613,600
    1999 1,288,001 295 0 0 1,288,296 2,077,339 3,803,523
    2000 1,240,242 1,528 0 0 1,241,770 2,569,199 4,284,082
    2001 1,067,678 436 0 0 1,068,114 2,591,496 4,025,393
    2002 1,058,266 394 .400 0 1,058,660 778,071 2,163,548
    "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 .47 0 0 0 .47 0 .47
    2001 .48 0 0 0 .48 0 .48
    2002 .63 0 0 0 .63 0 .63
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