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Environmental Release Report: TYLER County, WV
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in TYLER 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 TYLER County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROMETHANE
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    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 67,552 593
    Suspected Carcinogens 28,198 195
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 263,506 20,431
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 175,644 317
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 181,043 24,659
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,258
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 275,047 186
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 301,107 24,383
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 500,857 32,168
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 194,117 529
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 373,979 32,168
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5,147
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 184,594 27,094
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 466,167 31,639
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 421,229 12,118

    *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 1,334,649 351,678 0 0 1,686,327 986,916 NA
    1989 1,017,788 178,609 0 0 1,196,397 936,335 NA
    1990 852,828 42,881 0 0 895,709 560,650 NA
    1991 626,875 44,215 800 0 671,890 2,620,876 19,303,906
    1992 682,950 14,956 851 0 698,757 3,251,188 21,585,504
    1993 730,721 26,934 1,617 0 759,272 4,580,773 24,016,958
    1994 748,674 36,198 995 0 785,867 3,677,548 22,503,142
    1995 807,286 31,147 1,081 0 839,514 3,425,286 23,928,498
    1996 762,247 29,251 1,037 0 792,535 3,421,024 25,713,519
    1997 757,071 25,314 1,044 0 783,429 3,011,700 22,726,824
    1998 537,655 13,998 2,514 0 554,167 2,180,489 21,924,025
    1999 545,845 17,488 10,828 0 574,161 4,745,467 23,950,623
    2000 556,600 30,691 5,435 0 592,726 4,523,372 23,785,636
    2001 569,824 29,878 3,316 0 603,018 3,058,205 22,254,825
    2002 532,384 32,168 5,622 0 570,174 3,980,535 25,583,676
    "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 51.37 0 0 0 51.37 .069 51.51
    2001 38.03 0 0 0 38.03 .42 38.84
    2002 48.80 0 0 0 48.80 .32 49.13
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