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

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    Rank counties in VERMONT or facilities in CHITTENDEN 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 CHITTENDEN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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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 4 11
    Suspected Carcinogens .006
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,849 114,190
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 241
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,756 230
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 11
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 94 11
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 471
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 16,995 4,782
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,752
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 16,995 5,012
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 11
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 16,898 5,001
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 17,812 4,782
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 17,812 4,782

    *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 132,177 2,649 159,450 0 294,276 60,494 NA
    1989 146,335 68,010 2,250 0 216,595 155,176 NA
    1990 102,493 70,020 55 0 172,568 59,181 NA
    1991 74,141 44,000 58 0 118,199 486,445 10,372,556
    1992 79,833 30,000 58 0 109,891 566,956 10,874,629
    1993 50,626 1,200 260 0 52,086 241,724 7,963,833
    1994 35,531 0 260 0 35,791 168,076 3,694,201
    1995 26,500 2,712 1,905 0 31,117 175,210 1,498,024
    1996 9,085 122,915 851 0 132,851 128,773 942,521
    1997 27,083 184,870 5 0 211,958 698,374 1,017,915
    1998 41,876 146,490 255 0 188,621 313,726 1,164,959
    1999 25,618 175,291 255 0 201,164 345,517 1,323,931
    2000 26,085 177,749 255 0 204,089 361,576 1,173,437
    2001 31,906 74,940 255 0 107,101 411,492 938,030
    2002 17,812 118,731 250 0 136,793 434,731 1,067,826
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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