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Environmental Release Report: ORLEANS County, VT
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in ORLEANS 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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    Rank counties in VERMONT or facilities in ORLEANS 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 ORLEANS 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 15
    Suspected Carcinogens 240
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 255
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 15
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 15
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 15
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 255
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 15
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 15
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 240
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 240
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 240

    *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 314,100 108,889 0 0 422,989 21,123 NA
    1989 206,635 41,781 0 0 248,416 15,338 NA
    1990 159,921 21,138 20 5 181,084 10,184 NA
    1991 136,342 250 0 0 136,592 44,038 205,577
    1992 128,226 250 5 0 128,481 35,707 195,418
    1993 174,121 250 0 0 174,371 20,214 226,809
    1994 141,380 250 0 0 141,630 17,309 161,251
    1995 139,653 0 0 0 139,653 11,438 164,077
    1996 89,178 0 0 0 89,178 7,857 103,753
    1997 42,445 0 0 0 42,445 11,822 55,621
    1998 35,254 0 0 0 35,254 6,150 49,503
    1999 750 0 0 0 750 3,509 3,999
    2000 250 0 0 0 250 2,279 2,464
    2001 26,717 0 0 0 26,717 188,306 225,779
    2002 272 0 19 0 291 0 291
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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