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Environmental Release Report: MONROE County, WV
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in MONROE County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized developmental 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 MONROE County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TOLUENE
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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)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 17,192
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,580
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 11,492
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 10,580
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 17,192
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 17,192
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 22,072
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 22,072
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 22,072
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 17,192

    *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 26,408 0 0 0 26,408 0 NA
    1989 44,132 0 0 0 44,132 0 NA
    1990 52,971 0 0 0 52,971 0 NA
    1991 56,160 0 0 0 56,160 19,842 76,002
    1992 55,528 0 0 0 55,528 21,578 77,106
    1993 48,430 0 0 0 48,430 18,830 67,260
    1994 36,400 0 0 0 36,400 33,400 69,800
    1995 48,820 0 0 0 48,820 39,285 88,105
    1996 38,352 0 0 0 38,352 38,408 75,123
    1997 50,950 0 0 0 50,950 42,914 72,187
    1998 50,100 0 0 0 50,100 26,700 75,960
    1999 28,465 0 0 0 28,465 15,790 43,980
    2000 26,620 0 0 0 26,620 17,442 39,659
    2001 31,911 0 0 0 31,911 15,842 44,131
    2002 22,072 0 0 0 22,072 10,685 31,605
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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