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

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 115 15
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,308 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10,650 30
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 146 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 23,969 20
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 103 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 162 15
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 25,249 265
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 35,779 275
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 35,887 285
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 91 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 184 20
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 35,887 285
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 35,779 275

    *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
    1997 21,606 0 0 0 21,606 7,982 25,597
    1998 2,500 0 0 0 2,500 0 2,500
    1999 42,863 0 0 0 42,863 1,504 44,367
    2000 46,020 0 0 0 46,020 2,125 48,145
    2001 45,689 0 0 0 45,689 9,396 55,085
    2002 35,887 285 0 0 36,172 8,932 44,875
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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