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Environmental Release Report: HAMPSHIRE County, WV
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HAMPSHIRE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:

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    Rank counties in WEST VIRGINIA or facilities in HAMPSHIRE 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 HAMPSHIRE County

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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 5,900
    Suspected Carcinogens 6
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 6
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,900
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 6
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 5,900
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 6
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 6
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,906

    *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 59,801 500 380 0 60,681 17,658 NA
    1989 2,763 0 278 0 3,041 5,029 NA
    1990 6,406 0 0 0 6,406 357,246 NA
    1991 5,800 0 0 0 5,800 250 6,000
    1992 17,900 0 0 0 17,900 290,000 190,000
    1993 16,100 0 0 0 16,100 45,035 61,035
    1994 22,000 0 0 0 22,000 25,098 47,098
    1995 11,700 0 0 0 11,700 129,112 140,110
    1996 11,195 0 0 0 11,195 172,758 257,000
    1997 10,397 0 0 0 10,397 58,504 39,400
    1998 14,360 0 0 0 14,360 48,349 63,000
    1999 13,577 0 0 0 13,577 58,135 42,000
    2000 9,740 0 0 0 9,740 1,006,847 1,003,450
    2001 6,406 0 0 0 6,406 103,055 110,023
    2002 5,906 0 0 0 5,906 54,347 60,274
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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