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

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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 FRANKLIN 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 421
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 421 363
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 420
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 421
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 421
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 421
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 18,697 124
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 18,697 124
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 18,696 124
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 18,697 124
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 18,697 124

    *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 57,990 750 0 0 58,740 301,317 NA
    1989 50,109 0 12,000 0 62,109 82,346 NA
    1990 29,684 0 0 0 29,684 222,551 NA
    1991 14,209 0 0 0 14,209 444,899 3,453,359
    1992 7,381 0 0 0 7,381 450,018 3,327,095
    1993 367 0 0 0 367 234,371 3,013,692
    1994 46,639 0 0 0 46,639 187,884 2,798,505
    1995 50,826 0 0 0 50,826 209,500 467,869
    1996 135 0 0 0 135 185,250 367,668
    1997 17,981 0 0 0 17,981 190,360 312,190
    1998 34,317 1,028 0 0 35,345 142,198 858,312
    1999 35,486 780 0 0 36,266 113,540 320,614
    2000 26,823 770 0 0 27,593 114,837 357,710
    2001 20,963 633 0 0 21,596 151,401 313,584
    2002 18,697 487 0 0 19,184 99,403 345,609
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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