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Environmental Release Report: MARSHALL County, WV
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MARSHALL 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):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    *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 MARSHALL 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 37,681 12,894
    Suspected Carcinogens 18,213 1,650
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,074,645 14,441
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 381,151 32
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 677,530 13,255
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 380,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 13,541,396 26,630
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 138,156 12,476
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 14,537,130 1,586
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 15,005,710 994
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,198,531 8,706
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 380,641 32
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 693,903 21,129
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 15,428,258 46,061
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 15,585,164 18,816

    *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 3,329,033 74,900 34,637 0 3,438,570 453,119 NA
    1989 3,663,754 259,505 2,483,904 0 6,407,163 73,042 NA
    1990 3,606,944 201,675 92,955 0 3,901,574 193,402 NA
    1991 3,241,843 118,638 257 0 3,360,738 495,108 48,487,663
    1992 2,918,119 100,161 944 0 3,019,224 682,424 51,591,628
    1993 2,626,956 70,101 1,278 0 2,698,335 712,556 49,201,012
    1994 2,128,467 161,405 8,498 0 2,298,370 419,608 51,171,477
    1995 1,742,431 7,931,673 1,022 0 9,675,126 683,184 63,657,056
    1996 1,688,076 6,671,458 887 0 8,360,421 145,867 31,266,223
    1997 1,360,436 13,771 160 0 1,374,367 353,636 14,286,709
    1998 18,428,864 63,614 1,738,979 0 20,231,457 289,896 36,580,364
    1999 15,621,322 47,241 1,640,210 0 17,308,773 118,101 18,577,785
    2000 15,477,458 61,259 1,840,339 0 17,379,056 269,372 20,619,167
    2001 13,715,138 55,170 1,559,350 0 15,329,658 104,682 18,204,959
    2002 15,710,649 51,202 1,677,890 0 17,439,741 52,527 20,294,788
    "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 1.41 0 0 0 1.41 0 1.41
    2001 1.38 0 0 0 1.38 0 1.38
    2002 1.57 0 0 0 1.57 0 1.57
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