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State of the Environment Report 2010

2010 State of the Environment Report  Can you help to improve our environment?

Read the 2010 State of the Environment Report to understand the conditions of our environment.  (Note: iPad users should download the PDF version below.)

Entire 2010 State of the Environment Report in PDF format (119 pages) 

The State of the Environment Report was established in 1987 with the purpose of describing Mecklenburg County's current environmental status for the public and the Board of County Commissioners; to give the County objective measures to evaluate progress toward a clean, healthy environment; to highlight the major issues facing the County; and recommend direction concerning those issues.

Be aware that North and South Carolina issued fish consumption advisories for local waters effective January 6, 2011. Please follow these fish consumption guidelines. The information on page 73 of the 2010 State of the Environment Report was written before these advisories were issued. 

2010 Mecklenburg County Chapter Editors:

Megan Green - Air Quality Chapter
Sharon Foote - Groundwater and Surface Water Chapters
Michael Kirschman - Land Chapter
Laurette Hall - Solid Waste Chapter

2008 Archived State of the Environment Report

(NOTE: These documents are Adobe PDF's and require Adobe Reader to view. You may download a free copy by visiting

  • Executive Summary
  • Air Quality (2MB)
  • Groundwater (1MB)
  • Surface Water (2MB)
  • Land (2MB)
  • Solid Waste (2MB)

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