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Environmental Release Report: NEW HAMPSHIRE
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in NEW HAMPSHIRE*
    Cleanest/Best States Percentile Dirtiest/Worst States
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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 NEW HAMPSHIRE

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk: CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk: MERCURY
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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 124,091 20
    Suspected Carcinogens 58,365 305
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 878,100 743
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 109,269 15
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 830,922 5,465
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 155,031 52
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,044,018 77
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 759,223 5,458
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,714,976 6,587
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 3,213,469
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,179,703 6,400
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 989 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,024,184 1,555
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,241,136 6,896
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,149,291 6,378

    *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 12,398,836 571,871 478,288 0 13,448,995 5,525,168 NA
    1989 11,401,227 183,361 63,132 0 11,647,720 4,574,639 NA
    1990 8,414,190 284,077 107,235 40 8,805,542 3,356,118 NA
    1991 6,021,909 89,931 11,304 0 6,123,144 10,846,251 52,448,026
    1992 6,098,178 103,318 8,114 0 6,209,610 9,329,050 57,706,766
    1993 3,911,123 94,663 11,479 0 4,017,265 9,980,471 52,823,909
    1994 2,974,738 76,305 11,248 5 3,062,296 11,050,778 47,705,813
    1995 2,472,394 79,718 10,960 0 2,563,072 11,177,515 42,845,963
    1996 2,209,217 30,398 10,845 0 2,250,460 13,545,270 45,111,415
    1997 2,183,222 114,890 216,025 0 2,514,137 28,249,237 45,382,475
    1998 6,325,194 127,630 103,787 0 6,556,611 17,263,959 58,345,394
    1999 5,187,487 125,582 74,237 0 5,387,306 19,826,619 60,351,047
    2000 5,411,035 95,776 64,866 0 5,571,677 17,994,991 51,848,829
    2001 4,496,274 10,675 10,088 0 4,517,037 13,495,892 25,210,693
    2002 4,257,975 6,986 21,638 0 4,286,599 10,781,567 21,042,502
    "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 1.38 .67 1.30 0 3.35 0 3.35
    2001 215 0 .142 0 215 0 215
    2002 211 0 .1391 0 211 0 211
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