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Environmental Release Report: Zip Code 26366 (HAYWOOD, WV)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in Zip Code 26366*
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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
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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 1,451 38
    Suspected Carcinogens 5,941 306
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 68,427 266
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 791
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 63,909 238
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 145,675 116
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7,194 134
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 225,392 228
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,306,807 28
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 86,773 228
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 493
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 85,925 66
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,332,115 172
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,329,055 1,944

    *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
    1998 264,375 2,800 2,032,000 0 2,299,175 0 2,296,000
    1999 272,777 1,316 1,866,000 0 2,140,093 0 9,438,000
    2000 1,293,365 2,641 2,230,660 0 3,526,666 0 18,222,100
    2001 1,159,458 4,247 374,661 0 1,538,366 0 14,084,668
    2002 1,337,151 2,172 1,828,174 0 3,167,497 275 16,164,452
    "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 .9139 0 0 0 .9139 0 .9139
    2001 .8595 0 0 0 .8595 0 .8595
    2002 .883 0 0 0 .883 0 .883
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