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Environmental Release Report: OHIO County, WV
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in OHIO 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 OHIO 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:COPPER
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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 Carcinogens 4,988
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 5,743 260
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,074
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5,493 10
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,988
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,988
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5,493 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5,493 10
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 7,317 250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5,743 260
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 7,817 260
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,993

    *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 74,578 0 0 0 74,578 367,680 NA
    1989 199,437 0 0 0 199,437 225,473 NA
    1990 85,491 0 0 0 85,491 326,958 NA
    1991 60,693 5 0 0 60,698 325,707 557,406
    1992 16,087 5 0 0 16,092 299,665 607,529
    1993 15,229 5 0 0 15,234 63,869 132,046
    1994 3,490 5 0 0 3,495 75,958 84,598
    1995 3,489 5 0 0 3,494 88,445 97,279
    1996 4,338 5 33,131 0 37,474 86,739 97,073
    1997 3,017 5 18,300 0 21,322 96,030 69,087
    1998 4,467 20 0 20 4,507 244,358 247,205
    1999 6,318 10 0 10 6,338 273,320 276,503
    2000 5,666 10 0 10 5,686 283,133 288,330
    2001 8,586 10 0 10 8,606 357,784 361,101
    2002 7,817 260 0 15 8,092 231,290 243,988
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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