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This indicator shows the total pounds of reported PBT (Persistent, Bioaccumulative, and Toxic Chemicals) released. This measure includes reported on-site and off-site PBT disposed of or otherwise released (in pounds), for all industries. PBT such as lead and mercury can cause harmful effects to the environment and humans alike. However, these data only reflect releases and other waste management activities of chemicals, not whether (or to what degree) the public has been exposed to those chemicals.
Measurement Period: 2012
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Peers included in this indicator:
- Peer counties are those counties similar in population composition and selected demographics.
Of the peer counties, only the ones that have data for the same indicator/time frame have been included.
This county has 34 peer counties
Peer counties (counties and county-like geographic areas) in stratum number 24
were stratified on the basis of the following factors: Frontier Status, Population Size, Poverty, Age
All Peer Counties for Allegany
St. Francois, MO;
Grays Harbor, WA;
Walla Walla, WA;