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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to noncancer risk


    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 388 231
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,082 41
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 555,727 292
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 713 51
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 554,721 236
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 255 56
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,921,176 236
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 14,725 82
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5,474,375 930
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 6,010,590
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 555,712 1,350
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 121 14
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 555,048 1,475
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 6,026,083 1,495
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,025,230 826

    *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 555,344 1,889 0 0 557,233 812,080 NA
    1989 530,339 361 0 0 530,700 461,312 NA
    1990 554,917 287 0 0 555,204 986,944 NA
    1991 561,960 266 0 0 562,226 515,178 2,130,347
    1992 340,103 83 740 0 340,926 343,954 2,659,017
    1993 292,718 125 72 0 292,915 398,994 2,369,471
    1994 175,954 404 0 0 176,358 357,776 1,547,816
    1995 123,230 66 0 0 123,296 208,989 1,457,640
    1996 24,795 444 0 0 25,239 153,935 417,009
    1997 31,315 322 0 0 31,637 327,759 462,716
    1998 3,782,379 3,953 416,834 0 4,203,166 123,524 4,577,533
    1999 7,654,031 2,965 678,009 0 8,335,005 297,260 8,910,471
    2000 7,990,319 5,980 1,197,246 0 9,193,545 374,961 9,833,115
    2001 5,787,451 29,926 947,276 0 6,764,652 269,636 7,290,105
    2002 6,027,563 2,121 1,488,632 0 7,518,316 241,583 7,992,894
    "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 .5165 0 0 0 .5165 0 .5165
    2001 .4561 0 0 0 .4561 0 .4561
    2002 .5183 0 0 0 .5183 0 .5183
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