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Environmental Release Report: MINERAL County, WV
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MINERAL 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:

    See how this county ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank counties in WEST VIRGINIA or facilities in MINERAL 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 MINERAL 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: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 3,659
    Suspected Carcinogens 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,664
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 269
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 749
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,390
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 274
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4,518
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,413
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 4,598
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 269
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3,575
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,434
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 754

    *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 567,700 0 47,050 0 614,750 42,150 NA
    1989 476,150 0 66,310 0 542,460 8,650 NA
    1990 548,800 0 58,000 0 606,800 9,664 NA
    1991 428,900 0 38,250 0 467,150 32,840 520,950
    1992 244,665 0 41,140 0 285,805 74,010 397,600
    1993 115,245 0 22,000 0 137,245 18,530 249,275
    1994 26,430 0 0 0 26,430 23,325 109,330
    1995 47,610 0 0 0 47,610 7,140 98,665
    1996 9,845 0 0 0 9,845 440 48,285
    1997 14,855 0 0 0 14,855 2,110 83,515
    1998 12,683 0 0 0 12,683 460 1,583,035
    1999 9,913 0 0 0 9,913 6,925 1,560,547
    2000 2,266 0 0 0 2,266 114,801 1,710,236
    2001 4,336 0 280 0 4,616 186,872 2,022,929
    2002 4,703 0 0 0 4,703 104,987 1,962,540
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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