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West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
State of the Environment Report
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Information about the Report
Title State of the Environment Report Exit EPA Disclaimer
Description The purpose of this report this report is to provide a numerical analysis of environmental quality and a way to measure the success of environmental activities. The report discusses how environmental indicators were developed before providing summary information.
Organization West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection
Year 2008
URL http://www.dep.wv.gov/pio/Documents/State%20of%20the%20Environment%20report.pdf Exit EPA Disclaimer
Level of Technical Detail Medium
Direct Access to Data No
Direct Access to Metadata No
EPA Region Region 3
State West Virginia
County
Municipality
Sub-Municipality
Watershed
Ecosystem
Link to Organization http://www.dep.wv.gov/Pages/default.aspx Exit EPA Disclaimer
Contact Information 304-926-0440
Environmental Indicator Scale State
Additional Information None

Information about the indicators in the report
Environmental Category in the Report Indicator in the Report EPA Web Taxonomy
Air Carbon Monoxide Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Particulate Matter
Air Ozone Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air:Air Pollution
Air Particulates (PM10) Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Hazardous Air Pollutants
Air Sulfur Dioxide Air:Air Quality
Pollutants & Contaminants:Air Pollutants:Criteria Air Pollutants
Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Pollution:Mobile Sources of Air Pollution
Air Toxic Air Releases Air:Air Pollution
Air:Air Quality
Energy 2007 Released Permits with Post Mining Land Use Industries:Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Energy Abandoned Wells Inventory Industries:Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Energy Active Surface and Underground Coal Mines Industries:Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Energy Annual Production from Coal Refuse Pile Reprocessing Energy Efficiency
Energy New Permit and Amendment Acres Industries:Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Energy U.S. Energy Production in 2006 Energy Efficiency
Conservation
Renewable Energy
Energy WV Coal Production Energy Efficiency
Energy WV Crude Oil Production Energy Efficiency
Energy WV Energy Production in 2006 Energy Efficiency
Conservation
Energy WV Natural Gas Production Energy Efficiency
Energy Wells Plugged Industries: Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction
Habitat Quality Indicators A range of human-refuse intensity values Waste Reduction
Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Water:Surface Water:Rivers
Water:Surface Water:Streams
Habitat Quality Indicators Relative presence of sediment deposition Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants:Sediments
Water:Surface Water:Rivers
Water:Surface Water:Streams
Water:Wetlands
Habitat Quality Indicators Relatively intact riparian vegetation zones Conservation
Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Water:Surface Water:Rivers
Water:Surface Water:Streams
Wastes
Land Hazardous waste generation Wastes:Hazardous Waste
Wastes:Hazardous Waste:Household Hazardous Wastes
Land Number of waste tires collected Waste Reduction
Wastes:Solid Waste
Renewable Energy
Land Solid waste disposal tonnage Wastes:Solid Waste
Waste Reduction
Land Total Leaks from Underground Storage Tanks Awaiting Final Clean Up Emergencies:Accidents:Leaks & Spills
Cleanup:Cleanup Processes
Sustainable Development
Land Voluntary Remediation Sites - Acreage available for reuse Cleanup:Cleanup Sites
Conservation
Sustainable Development
Land Voluntary Remediation Sites - Number of certificates of completion per year Cleanup:Cleanup Sites
Conservation
Waste Reduction
Water - Biological West Virginia Stream Condition Index Research & Analysis:Monitoring:Biomonitoring
Water Quality Indicators Fecal coliform bacteria greater than 400 colonies/100 milliliters Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Pollutants & Contaminants:Biological Contaminants:Microorganisms:Bacteria
Water Quality Indicators Sulfates greater than 50 milligrams/L Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Water Quality Indicators pH less than 6.0 standards units Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Water Quality Indicators of Aquatic Integrity Fish Consumption Advisories Food Safety:Fish & Wildlife Consumption
Cleanup:Cleanup Sites
Fuels
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Water Quality Indicators of Aquatic Integrity Percent of Stream Miles that Exceed Targeted Water Quality Indicator Values Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Water:Surface Water:Rivers
Water:Surface Water:Streams
Water Quality Indicators of Aquatic Integrity Sediment Deposition Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants:Sediments
Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Water:Surface Water:Rivers
Water:Surface Water:Streams
Water:Wetlands
Water Quality Indicators of Aquatic Integrity Toxic Water Releases Water:Surface Water
Health Risks:Toxicity
Water:Wastewater:Publicly Owned Treatment Works
Water Quality Indicators of Aquatic Integrity Trash/Aesthetic Index Wastes
Conservation
Pollutants & Contaminants:Water Pollutants
Water Quality Indicators of Aquatic Integrity WV Households Served by a Public Sewer System Industries: Utilities:
Wastes:Liquid Waste:Sewage Sludge & Effluents
Water Quality Indicators of Aquatic Integrity Width of Undisturbed Vegetation Zone Water:Watersheds
Conservation
Water:Surface Water:Lakes
Water:Surface Water:Rivers
Water:Surface Water:Streams
Water:Wetlands