Environmental Industry Overview

COLORADO

Revenues and Employment by Environmental Industry Segment (1997)

 

Environmental Industry Segment

Revenues

($ mil)

Exports

($ mil)

Employment

No. of Jobs

No. of Companies

Services

Analytical Services

15.3

0.81

179

21

Wastewater Treatment Works

319.4

1.7

1,365

494

Solid Waste Management

300.8

2.8

2,149

90

Hazardous Waste Management

38.3

1.9

309

24

Remediation/Industrial Services

107.3

18.4

1,118

91

Consulting & Engineering

209.8

73.8

2,332

72

Equipment

Water Equipment & Chemicals

174.2

59.2

1,177

69

Instruments & Information Systems

78.3

88.6

681

23

Air Pollution Control Equipment

139.9

15.8

993

10

Waste Management Equipment

104.7

19.7

806

32

Process & Prevention Technology

6.6

0.3

166

3

Resources

Water Utilities

486.2

2.4

2,220

1,284

Resource Recovery

152.3

32.9

1,269

45

Environmental Energy Sources

9.6

67.8

112

52

STATE TOTAL

2,143.4

386.1

14,876

2,310

U.S. Total

186,100

18,358

1,334,823

116,750

Colorado as % of U.S.:

1.1%

2.1%

1.1%

1.9%

Rank Among 50 States:

26

15

Source: Environmental Industy of the United States: Overview by State and Metropolitan Statistical Areea. U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Environmental Technologies Exports. January 1999. (C 61.2: IN 8/7/999)

 

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