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Environmental Release Report: GRANT County, WV
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in GRANT 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 GRANT 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 GRANT County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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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 36,652 .200
    Suspected Carcinogens 62,665 238
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 129,567 238
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 9,292 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 113,700 83
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 603,124 170
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 61,475 162
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 645,774 25,160
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,063,100 150
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 165,689 26,115
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 8,902 .200
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 173,702 26,027
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,200,927 26,209
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,160,922 26,577

    *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
    1998 5,791,537 76,382 1,774,000 0 7,641,919 0 9,912,162
    1999 5,386,604 43,475 1,646,200 0 7,076,279 0 11,279,299
    2000 5,563,833 520,017 2,138,206 0 8,222,056 0 13,121,050
    2001 4,339,702 544,507 1,631,091 0 6,515,300 106,696 10,314,279
    2002 1,219,919 27,797 2,139,500 0 3,387,217 141,505 12,691,126
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .83 0 0 0 .83 0 .83
    2001 .64 0 0 0 .64 0 .64
    2002 .83 0 0 0 .83 0 .83
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