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Lead Hazard Report: BENNINGTON County, VT
 
 
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  • Lead Hazard Indicators and Comparative Rankings

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    Low Hazard Indicator
    Percentile Counties in US with
    High Hazard Indicator
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    Number of housing units with a high risk of lead hazards: 590
    Percent of housing units with a high risk of lead hazards: 4%
    Number of housing units built before 1950: 5,700
    Number of housing units with low income: 1,500
    Percent of housing units with low income: 10%
    Number of children under 5 living below poverty: 490
    Percent of children under 5 below poverty: 25%

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  • Hot Spots of Lead Air Quality Hazards

  • Counties in VERMONT with the Highest Ambient Air Concentrations of Lead:

    Ambient lead concentration data unavailable.

    Counties in VERMONT with the Greatest Reported Releases of Lead to Air:

    Rank County Pounds
    1. RUTLAND 235
    2. FRANKLIN 1

    Counties in VERMONT with the Greatest Reported Releases of Lead Compounds to Air:

    Rank County Pounds
    1. RUTLAND 19
    2. ORLEANS 15
    3. ESSEX 11


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