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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 26155 (NEW MARTINSVILLE N, WV)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 26155*
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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:4,4'-METHYLENEDIANILINE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 46,953 1,508
    Suspected Carcinogens 9,730 54
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 221,654 111,924
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 12,610 477
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 180,614 7,804
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 50,605 192
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 254,205 3,230
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 73,873 11,895
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 502,590 14,065
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 334,295 2,072
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 316,727 11,950
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 8,407 433
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 205,598 7,240
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 443,456 13,798
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 678,120 14,272

    *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
    1988 2,407,950 490,057 1,762 0 2,899,769 327,965 NA
    1989 2,169,186 254,316 295 0 2,423,797 62,650 NA
    1990 2,080,544 195,644 395 0 2,276,583 73,572 NA
    1991 2,025,574 113,525 57 0 2,139,156 121,848 45,839,683
    1992 2,090,449 100,023 944 0 2,191,416 117,906 49,367,698
    1993 1,919,438 70,020 1,278 0 1,990,736 105,956 47,180,337
    1994 888,723 161,336 8,498 0 1,058,557 121,008 48,521,760
    1995 849,931 7,931,602 1,022 0 8,782,555 300,659 61,491,997
    1996 588,076 6,671,458 887 0 7,260,421 145,867 29,736,223
    1997 555,686 3,220,738 564 0 3,776,988 888,620 23,060,010
    1998 846,224 2,868,301 372 0 3,714,897 1,285,115 25,443,824
    1999 769,947 3,088,639 1,040 0 3,859,626 870,724 24,514,239
    2000 682,172 123,643 856 0 806,671 378,342 16,574,801
    2001 708,774 176,367 2,986 0 888,127 492,907 16,355,192
    2002 697,391 115,498 2,423 0 815,312 211,727 16,925,872
    "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 3.13 2.81 0 0 5.93 .3188 6.25
    2001 3.40 2.81 0 0 6.21 .8116 7.02
    2002 7.57 2.81 0 0 10.37 0 11.23
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