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Environmental Release Report: WOOD County, WV
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in WOOD 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 WOOD County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:FREON 113
    List chemicals or facilities contributing to ozone depletion
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ACRYLONITRILE
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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 117,111 644
    Suspected Carcinogens 140,432 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 423,864 258,079
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 23,266 15
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 422,541 22,204
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 199,553 105
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 451,989 591
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 333,681 5,159
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 655,095 42,917
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 275,167 21,548
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 609,805 43,217
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 7,649
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 384,713 38,673
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 871,697 43,851
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 751,687 43,450

    *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 5,105,970 37,968 23,642 0 5,167,580 250,109 NA
    1989 5,250,273 52,164 3,392 0 5,305,829 266,329 NA
    1990 4,293,827 60,045 2,835 0 4,356,707 184,650 NA
    1991 3,734,498 69,451 17,852 0 3,821,801 231,904 59,276,985
    1992 3,118,347 83,854 2,733 0 3,204,934 369,995 62,068,004
    1993 2,870,123 92,177 1,992 0 2,964,292 503,172 51,349,448
    1994 3,571,381 35,519 814 0 3,607,714 648,717 51,663,587
    1995 3,170,177 264,607 1,824 0 3,436,608 565,925 49,988,413
    1996 3,205,066 286,482 3,578 0 3,495,126 601,161 57,009,579
    1997 2,628,145 303,578 2,327 0 2,934,050 3,227,711 70,798,641
    1998 1,749,923 588,800 5,068 0 2,343,791 1,124,102 37,042,017
    1999 1,438,734 508,131 5,270 0 1,952,135 813,600 24,429,697
    2000 1,273,473 387,590 43 0 1,661,106 495,115 25,720,178
    2001 967,735 363,940 802 0 1,332,477 187,006 17,542,288
    2002 888,086 275,586 703 0 1,164,375 335,891 19,285,728
    "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 .39 0 0 0 .39 .55 .94
    2001 .38 0 0 0 .38 .55 .93
    2002 .408 0 0 0 .408 0 .951
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