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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 26134 (BELMONT, WV)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 26134*
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 4,835 738
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 160,698 37,995
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 30,722 20
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 259,184 1,325
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,363,166 943
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 176,021 2,536
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,650,130 11,025
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,146,795 630
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 335,193 13,165
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 246
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 192,926 12,280
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,364,096 13,556
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,362,441 11,593

    *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
    7 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    219 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    6 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    173 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
    1991 727,047 173,328 0 0 900,375 238,431 19,684,056
    1992 789,174 75,857 0 0 865,031 187,580 23,138,852
    1993 787,592 252,728 0 0 1,040,320 1,387,816 25,083,915
    1994 532,687 30,678 0 0 563,365 3,058,470 22,266,830
    1995 354,479 20,856 0 0 375,335 3,957,991 28,054,852
    1996 359,468 422,639 120,750 0 902,857 544,713 32,147,374
    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 2,334,780 436,350 1,417,600 0 4,188,730 2,059,300 42,054,291
    2000 3,041,450 369,047 1,458,070 0 4,868,567 793,630 43,406,671
    2001 2,660,001 210,238 1,441,640 0 4,311,879 1,144,640 37,980,120
    2002 2,366,193 50,201 1,279,061 0 3,695,455 792,924 28,679,507
    "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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