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Environmental Release Report: BROOKE County, WV
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BROOKE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for BROOKE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 193,833 46
    Suspected Carcinogens 17,527 60
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 867,009 193,041
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 121,355 20
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 714,508 70
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 128,094 4,938
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 277,740 140
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 648,453 54
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 925,437 13,159
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 750
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,032,698 17,990
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 100,003 19
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 568,138 13,096
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,060,986 18,161
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 618,719 18,069

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 4,001,286 268,293 347,070 0 4,616,649 110,200 NA
    1989 4,530,419 213,439 7,172,820 0 11,916,678 160,293 NA
    1990 4,178,076 196,908 7,237,280 0 11,612,264 349,871 NA
    1991 4,208,310 219,537 1,100 0 4,428,947 804,224 12,893,650
    1992 2,719,437 301,017 0 0 3,020,454 885,943 8,847,834
    1993 3,311,533 311,454 1,100 0 3,624,087 706,916 8,809,246
    1994 4,349,843 172,717 0 0 4,522,560 1,014,595 9,178,444
    1995 3,846,146 50,107 0 0 3,896,253 1,042,858 6,475,942
    1996 2,276,348 52,253 21 0 2,328,622 795,158 5,216,723
    1997 1,970,983 168,950 0 0 2,139,933 6,998,780 9,784,566
    1998 2,263,530 166,701 0 0 2,430,231 5,657,186 12,053,291
    1999 2,399,134 133,195 0 0 2,532,329 1,739,404 10,541,480
    2000 1,361,676 69,409 0 0 1,431,085 1,960,498 7,244,574
    2001 956,620 292,992 0 0 1,249,612 1,595,338 7,349,318
    2002 1,069,721 206,179 1,500 0 1,277,400 1,429,599 7,373,169
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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