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Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Environmental Health
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Information about the Report
Title Environmental Health Exit EPA Disclaimer
Description This section of the "Maine''s Health: 2010" report provides environmental health indicator information based on data from 2002. It focuses on several environmental indicators, such as air and water quality, and provides a brief discussion of goals and policy to improve these indicators.
Organization Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention
Year 2002
URL http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/boh/phdata/Non%20DHP%20Pdf%20Doc/Healthy%20Maine%202010%20Chapter%203%20Environmental%20Health%202002%20Repor.pdf Exit EPA Disclaimer
Level of Technical Detail Medium
Direct Access to Data No
Direct Access to Metadata Yes
EPA Region Region 1
State Maine
County
Municipality
Sub-Municipality
Watershed
Ecosystem
Link to Organization http://www.maine.gov/dhhs/boh/index.shtml Exit EPA Disclaimer
Contact Information 800-606-0215
Environmental Indicator Scale State
Additional Information Health Effects, Policy Recommendations

Information about the indicators in the report
Environmental Category in the Report Indicator in the Report EPA Web Taxonomy
Air and Water Quality Homes tested for Radon concentrations Radiation & Radioactive Radon
Air and Water Quality Number of homes with high Radon concentrations Radiation & Radioactive Radon
Drinking Water Quality Private wells with elevated arsenic and uranium levels Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants:Drinking Water Contaminants
Water:Drinking Water:Private Wells
Lead Blood lead level testing Health Risks:Exposure
Life Stages & Populations:Childrens'' Health
Lead Elevated blood lead levels in children Health Risks:Exposure
Life Stages & Populations:Childrens'' Health
Lead Proportion of children with elevated blood levels Health Risks:Exposure
Life Stages & Populations:Childrens'' Health
Mercury Fish Consumption Women of child bearing age aware of the Bureau of Health''s "Safe Eating Guidelines" for reducing exposure to Methlymercury Food Safety:Fish & Wildlife Consumption
Health Risks:Exposure
Mercury Fish Consumption Women of child bearing age aware of the" Safe Eating Guidelines" for fish consumption Food Safety:Fish & Wildlife Consumption
Health Risks:Exposure
Mercury Fish Consumption Women of child bearing age with Mercury hair levels above 1 ppm Food Safety:Fish & Wildlife Consumption
Health Risks:Exposure
Outdoor Air Quality Ozone Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Outdoor Air Quality Proportion of Maine''s population living in counties exceeding recommended ozone concentrations Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Outdoor Air Quality Unhealthy ozone days Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Pesticide Use Number of pesticides registered with the Maine Board of Pesticide Control Pesticides