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Environmental Release Report: ESSEX County, VT
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ESSEX 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:

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in VERMONT or facilities in ESSEX 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 ESSEX County

    View Summary Environmental Justice Report (en español).

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 11
    Suspected Carcinogens .300
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 11
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 11
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 11
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 11
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 11
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 11
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 11
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants .300
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants .300
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants .300

    *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 235,467 0 0 0 235,467 4,496 NA
    1989 196,967 250 250 0 197,467 11,050 NA
    1990 145,974 0 0 0 145,974 3,008 NA
    1991 138,329 0 0 0 138,329 4,531 188,657
    1992 186,227 2,113 890 0 189,230 8,901 250,346
    1993 170,548 0 0 0 170,548 8,340 209,980
    1994 170,633 0 0 0 170,633 8,150 200,100
    1995 96,007 0 0 0 96,007 5,053 99,229
    1996 65,169 0 0 0 65,169 3,432 65,169
    1997 17,376 4,115 0 0 21,491 2,110 22,546
    1998 602 4,701 0 0 5,303 11,209 16,512
    1999 456 3,696 0 0 4,152 9,866 14,018
    2000 871 0 0 0 871 0 871
    2001 33 0 0 0 33 0 33
    2002 11 0 1 0 12 .700 13
    "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 1.10 0 0 0 1.10 0 1.10
    2001 .858 0 0 0 .858 0 .858
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