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Utah Vital Signs: Environment

A guide to Utah's standing on state rankings - optimized for tablets and desktops

Indicator

Amount of CO2 Emissions from Fossil Fuel Combustion

Amount of Volatile Organic Compounds Released into Air

Amount of Toxic Chemicals Released into Water

Amount of Toxic Chemicals Released into Air

Amount of Cancer-Causing Carcinogens Released into Water

Amount of Cancer-Causing Carcinogens Released into Air

Amount of Hazardous Waste Generated

Consumption of Energy per Capita

Air Quality:  Average exposure of the general public to particulate matter of 2.5 microns or less in size (PM2.5)

Rank or Percent (#1 - most significant; 50 - least significant)

39th (64 metric tons)

37th (145,287 lbs)

47th (63,048 lbs)

38th (183,043)

25th (3,522 lbs)

38th (123,862 lbs)

33rd (49,726 tons)

34th (277 million btu)

39th (10.1)