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Land Use and Environmental Services Agency, Mecklenburg County, NC
State of the Environment Report 2008
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Information about the Report
Title State of the Environment Report 2008 Exit EPA Disclaimer
Description The purpose of this report is to describe the environmental quality of Mecklenburg County. The report provides an analysis of environmental indicators through a comparison of changes in environmental indicators from 1987-2007. Much of the report is a narrative comparison of environmental quality, including an assessment of regulations and objectives instituted in 1987.
Organization Land Use and Environmental Services Agency, Mecklenburg County, NC
Year 2008
URL http://www.charmeck.org/Departments/LUESA/SOER+2008.htm Exit EPA Disclaimer
Level of Technical Detail Medium
Direct Access to Data No
Direct Access to Metadata No
EPA Region Region 4
State North Carolina
County Mecklenburg
Municipality
Sub-Municipality
Watershed
Ecosystem
Link to Organization http://www.charmeck.org/Departments/LUESA/Home.htm Exit EPA Disclaimer
Contact Information 704-336-2472
Environmental Indicator Scale County, Ecosystem, Watershed
Additional Information Best Practices, Monitoring Information, Policy recommendations

Information about the indicators in the report
Environmental Category in the Report Indicator in the Report EPA Web Taxonomy
Air Quality Activity levels Air:Air Quality
Air:Air Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air Quality Air Quality index designations Air:Air Quality
Air:Air Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air Quality Air pollution Air:Air Quality
Air:Air Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air Quality Air quality violations Air:Air Quality
Air:Air Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air Quality Days over ambient standards Air:Air Quality
Air:Air Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air Quality Mobile source activity Air:Air Quality
Air:Air Pollution:Mobile Sources of Air Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air Quality NOx emissions Air:Air Quality
Air:Air Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air Quality Particulate matter Air:Air Quality
Air:Air Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Particulate Matter
Air Quality Permitted facilities Air:Air Quality
Air:Air Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Biodiversity Animal diversity Species
Biodiversity Annual economic value of Mecklenburg county
Biodiversity Conservation status of birds in Mecklenburg county Species
Conservation
Biodiversity Greenway land acquisition Soils & Land
Sustainable Development
Biodiversity Mecklenburg county nature preserve system Species
Conservation
Biodiversity Plant diversity Species
Groundwater Groundwater contamination sites Water:Ground Water
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Groundwater Groundwater violations Water:Ground Water
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Groundwater Percentage of wells testing positive for total coliform Water:Drinking Water
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants:Drinking Water Contaminants
Pollutants & Contaminants:Biological Contaminants:Microorganisms:Bacteria
Groundwater Public water supply wells Water:Drinking Water
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants:Drinking Water Contaminants
Groundwater Water usage Water
Land Development Developed acres as a percent of total acres Soils & Land
Sustainable Development
Land Development Developed/undeveloped land for the 14 county region Soils & Land
Sustainable Development
Providing Information and Education Information delivery
Solid Waste Commercial waste composition Wastes:Solid Waste
Waste Reduction
Solid Waste Cubic feet of waste generated Wastes:Solid Waste
Waste Reduction
Solid Waste Litter index scores Wastes:Solid Waste
Waste Reduction
Solid Waste Solid waste components Wastes:Solid Waste
Waste Reduction
Solid Waste Solid waste disposal rate Wastes:Solid Waste
Waste Reduction
Surface Water Lake water quality index Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Surface Water Number of surface discharge sources Water:Surface Water
Water:Water Pollution:Point Sources of Water Pollution
Surface Water Standards exceeded for groups of known sources Water:Surface Water
Water:Water Pollution:Point Sources of Water Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Surface Water Surface water activity levels Water:Surface Water
Surface Water Surface water discharge information Water:Surface Water
Water:Water Pollution:Point Sources of Water Pollution
Surface Water Surface water discharge volume Water:Surface Water
Water:Water Pollution:Point Sources of Water Pollution
Surface Water Surface water quality standards exceeded Water:Surface Water
Water:Water Pollution:Point Sources of Water Pollution
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Surface Water Surface water use Water:Surface Water