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Environmental Release Report: RUTLAND County, VT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in RUTLAND 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 RUTLAND 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 RUTLAND 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 445 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10,636 6
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,607 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 8,024
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 235 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,807 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10,296 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 10,811 5
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 345
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 10,816 6
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 255 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 10,571 1
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 11,491 6
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 11,491 6

    *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 286,614 0 0 0 286,614 247,701 NA
    1989 232,918 26,672 0 0 259,590 230,874 NA
    1990 194,302 0 0 0 194,302 113,271 NA
    1991 224,916 0 0 0 224,916 1,874,835 2,148,672
    1992 140,779 0 0 0 140,779 1,252,533 1,458,945
    1993 130,894 0 0 0 130,894 1,172,079 1,322,884
    1994 135,553 0 0 0 135,553 1,116,041 1,390,296
    1995 110,497 0 0 0 110,497 1,522,182 1,859,344
    1996 17,122 0 0 0 17,122 2,292,859 2,647,108
    1997 18,784 0 0 0 18,784 1,915,859 2,096,548
    1998 22,296 0 0 0 22,296 485,257 1,785,586
    1999 18,482 0 74,490 0 92,972 1,026,087 1,387,693
    2000 20,012 0 0 0 20,012 1,131,312 1,442,518
    2001 16,914 0 0 0 16,914 1,349,884 1,759,863
    2002 11,511 6 6 0 11,523 1,194,491 1,575,833
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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