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Environmental Release Report: CABELL County, WV
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in CABELL 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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    Rank counties in WEST VIRGINIA or facilities in CABELL County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 CABELL County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:NICKEL 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 21,969 141
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,152 188
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 37,118 141
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 27,322 141
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 11,732
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 16,521 163
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 28,339 121
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 35,926 11
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,528
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 47,517 198
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 37,238 162
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 86,303 438
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 72,309 163

    *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 601,179 250 2 0 601,431 4,971,292 NA
    1989 375,465 250 0 0 375,715 1,977,477 NA
    1990 534,728 0 8,050 0 542,778 1,785,904 NA
    1991 363,608 0 7,300 0 370,908 5,167,911 22,926,366
    1992 299,686 139 760 0 300,585 5,101,437 24,298,666
    1993 376,669 215 0 0 376,884 5,198,111 27,212,505
    1994 389,810 245 0 0 390,055 5,434,878 31,972,951
    1995 272,279 231 0 0 272,510 7,159,841 37,803,131
    1996 242,128 152 0 0 242,280 6,426,857 8,631,057
    1997 144,096 245 0 0 144,341 10,596,511 9,617,486
    1998 188,704 343 0 0 189,047 7,041,443 9,490,235
    1999 171,288 262 0 0 171,550 6,615,565 8,684,182
    2000 152,649 685 10 0 153,344 4,224,330 7,089,942
    2001 131,896 387 0 0 132,283 5,572,901 7,047,568
    2002 112,506 438 0 0 112,944 3,936,868 5,374,579
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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