Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry

ATSDR Partnership Program

This program assists the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources and the CDC's Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) with the various mandates that were imposed upon the passage of the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) and the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA).

Some of the functions the team perform include:

  • Public Health Assessments
  • Health Consultations
  • Exposure Investigations
  • Community Involvement Activities
  • Health Education
  • Follow-up Investigations/Studies

in addition to other activities which are related to the exposure of humans to hazardous substances in the environment.



Director: Paul Ice
Phone: (304) 352-5013
Fax: (304) 558-1269


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Exposure to Mercury in West Virginia Pubic Health Report

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Virginia, determine if these exposures are harming West Virginian’s health, and make
appropriate recommendations to the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection

Exposure to Mercury in West Virginia Public Health Draft Version July 6, 2006


ATSDR Public Health Assessment & Health Consolation Reports

Public Health Assessments & Health Consultations. From 2007 to the present for West Virginia.