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Environmental Release Report: ERGON WEST VIRGINIA INC.
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities 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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    Rank facilities in WEST VIRGINIA or in HANCOCK County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TOLUENE
    List chemicals contributing to noncancer risk

    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 3,681 2
    Suspected Carcinogens .120
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 147,895 7
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 71,875 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 78,466
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,681 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 72,818 2
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 144,108
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 147,715 2
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 150,713 2
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,607 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 146,735
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 150,521 2
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 147,715 2

    *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 71,954 11,270 2,250 0 85,474 1,070 152,180
    1998 124,260 1,245 2,500 0 128,005 280 362,920
    1999 106,982 1,500 0 0 108,482 2,525 535,340
    2000 138,322 15,887 0 0 154,209 1,260 616,397
    2001 97,911 18,556 0 0 116,467 2,515 554,283
    2002 150,713 7 0 0 150,721 13,897 585,778
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: ERGON WEST VIRGINIA INC.
    Mailing Address: STATE RTE. 2 BOX 356, NEWELL, WV 26050
    Public Contact: NEIL STATON
    Phone: (304) 387-4343
    SIC Code: 29 Petroleum And Coal Products
    2002 Parent Company: ERGON INC.
    Latitude: 40.6
    Longitude: -80.63389
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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  • Links

    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

    Scorecard's report for HANCOCK County on:

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