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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    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 96 6
    Suspected Carcinogens 54 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 116,486 6
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 141 6
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 116,345
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 990,482 263
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 6,468 256
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,106,704 256
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,145,339
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 116,558 12
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 91 6
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 116,426 256
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,151,836 263
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,152,036 252

    *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 51,896 41,640 250 0 93,786 8,860 NA
    1989 41,415 20,106 500 0 62,021 11,561 NA
    1990 52,350 5 0 0 52,355 5,334 NA
    1991 24,408 5 0 0 24,413 65,412 183,222
    1992 23,899 5 0 0 23,904 72,399 105,218
    1993 44,763 0 0 0 44,763 47,120 91,415
    1994 23,794 1 0 0 23,795 30,615 52,398
    1995 3,879 250 0 0 4,129 31,471 35,382
    1996 2,621 250 0 0 2,871 9,600 12,278
    1997 3,698 250 0 0 3,948 25,306 17,012
    1998 1,526,061 330 1,506,400 18 3,032,809 235,000 3,299,297
    1999 1,590,515 1,700 121,600 0 1,713,815 197,225 1,907,298
    2000 657,719 269 775,977 0 1,433,965 546,589 1,978,857
    2001 1,500,782 294 2,428,693 0 3,929,769 938,923 4,468,484
    2002 1,152,425 271 871,142 0 2,023,838 374,577 2,740,602
    "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 .45 0 0 0 .45 0 .2
    2001 .201 0 0 0 .201 0 .201
    2002 .132 0 0 0 .132 0 .132
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