SDG 12 · Indicator

Chemical Pollution

RSEI lbs/mi2

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Ratings provide a visual representation of a state’s performance on the indicator.


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SDG achieved

Challenges remain

Significant challenges remain

Major challenges remain

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Toxic industrial waste released into the air, water, and soil in pounds per square mile from reporting facilities.

Long-Term Objective

Best value set according to average top 5

The long-term objective for this indicator is a value of 63607.


Toxic Release Inventory National Analysis, Environmental Protection Agency

Source (analysis tab, then custom export table)

Chemical Pollution