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Environmental Release Report: HARRISON County, WV
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in HARRISON 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 HARRISON 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 HARRISON 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:MERCURY 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 1,451 38
    Suspected Carcinogens 6,178 307
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 91,833 267
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 13,368
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 74,501 238
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 158,252 116
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 28,863 134
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 248,799 229
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,308,307 28
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 109,937 228
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 493
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 109,331 67
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,355,521 173
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,352,456 1,945

    *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 45,798 0 0 0 45,798 0 NA
    1989 80,733 0 0 0 80,733 0 NA
    1990 67,633 15 0 0 67,648 7,925 NA
    1991 109,726 0 0 0 109,726 13,596 287,834
    1992 152,121 0 0 0 152,121 8,668 272,265
    1993 169,503 0 0 0 169,503 25,076 279,116
    1994 79,536 0 0 0 79,536 2,394 208,155
    1995 97,793 19 0 0 97,812 22,402 129,996
    1996 96,632 16 0 0 96,648 33,911 259,709
    1997 104,970 16 0 0 104,986 68,692 256,723
    1998 358,309 2,802 2,032,000 0 2,393,111 26,973 2,542,895
    1999 345,282 1,318 1,866,000 0 2,212,600 12,527 9,667,468
    2000 1,374,474 2,645 2,230,660 0 3,607,778 21,507 18,472,577
    2001 1,221,388 4,248 374,661 0 1,600,297 13,408 14,285,811
    2002 1,360,586 2,173 1,828,174 0 3,190,933 5,604 16,335,276
    "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 .9139 0 0 0 .9139 0 .9139
    2001 .8595 0 0 0 .8595 0 .8595
    2002 .883 0 0 0 .883 0 .883
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