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Environmental Release Report: PLEASANTS County, WV
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in PLEASANTS 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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    *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 PLEASANTS 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
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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 1,981 700
    Suspected Carcinogens 4,840 739
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 393,143 37,996
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 215,362 20
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 259,184 1,325
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 232,440
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,363,166 943
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 176,021 2,536
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,885,825 11,026
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,146,795 630
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 630,349 13,165
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 184,886
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 243,981 12,281
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,604,478 13,557
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,653,276 11,594

    *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 1,696,350 730,060 750 0 2,427,160 250 NA
    1989 500,720 452,530 2,700 0 955,950 94,900 NA
    1990 795,603 324,285 3,000 6,400 1,129,288 113,610 NA
    1991 727,429 173,328 0 0 900,757 238,431 19,684,423
    1992 920,421 75,857 0 0 996,278 187,580 23,267,953
    1993 869,930 252,728 0 0 1,122,658 1,387,816 25,297,153
    1994 567,197 30,678 0 0 597,875 3,058,470 22,301,210
    1995 394,605 20,856 0 0 415,461 3,957,991 28,094,896
    1996 402,970 422,639 120,750 0 946,359 544,713 40,829,498
    1997 416,288 425,085 0 0 841,373 1,251,820 28,498,467
    1998 1,401,150 480,851 1,024,100 0 2,906,101 1,444,270 31,927,035
    1999 2,363,987 436,350 1,417,600 0 4,217,937 2,059,300 47,913,785
    2000 3,074,945 369,047 1,458,070 0 4,902,062 793,664 48,769,195
    2001 2,964,242 210,238 1,441,640 0 4,616,121 1,144,699 43,622,972
    2002 2,661,715 50,202 1,279,061 0 3,990,978 792,924 34,246,906
    "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 .6104 0 0 0 .6104 0 .6104
    2001 .6044 0 0 0 .6044 0 .6044
    2002 .6058 0 0 0 .6058 0 .6058
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