Event Title

Atlas of Maine: Amount of Toxic Release and Brownfield Locations in Maine

Presenter Information

Xinyi Zheng, Colby CollegeFollow

Location

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

Start Date

30-4-2015 2:00 PM

End Date

30-4-2015 3:55 PM

Project Type

Poster

Description

Utilizing two data sets from the Environmental Protection Agency, the map below shows the total amount of toxic release at each monitored facility in Maine according to the Toxic Release Inventory 2011 and the locations of brownfields property in Maine under the Facility Registry System. A brownfield is a property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant. Through this map, you can get an idea where these properties are and how much toxic were released around.

Faculty Sponsor

Philip Nyhus

Sponsoring Department

Colby College. Environmental Studies Program

CLAS Field of Study

Interdisciplinary Studies

Event Website

http://www.colby.edu/clas

ID

1429

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Apr 30th, 2:00 PM Apr 30th, 3:55 PM

Atlas of Maine: Amount of Toxic Release and Brownfield Locations in Maine

Parker-Reed, SSWAC

Utilizing two data sets from the Environmental Protection Agency, the map below shows the total amount of toxic release at each monitored facility in Maine according to the Toxic Release Inventory 2011 and the locations of brownfields property in Maine under the Facility Registry System. A brownfield is a property, the expansion, redevelopment, or reuse of which may be complicated by the presence or potential presence of a hazardous substance, pollutant, or contaminant. Through this map, you can get an idea where these properties are and how much toxic were released around.

http://digitalcommons.colby.edu/clas/2015/program/146