Asbestos Exposure Sites in West Virginia

Our records contain 106 asbestos lawsuit exposure sites in West Virginia, though there are certainly more that have not been reported.

West Virginia Asbestos Exposure Sites

Asbestos in West Virginia

For decades, West Virginia buildings and products have used asbestos. Because of this, many West Virginia residents have been exposed to asbestos and are at risk for contracting mesothelioma cancer.

The symptoms of mesothelioma often take decades to appear, so West Virginia workers are at risk even if they were exposed to asbestos decades ago. Examples of West Virginia asbestos exposure sites include:

  • West Virginia factories
  • Powerplants in West Virginia
  • Refineries or Chemical Plants in West Virginia

Below is a list of 106 known sites of asbestos exposure in West Virginia. Asbestos exposure is known to have occurred in at least 46 West Virginia cities, though the number is likely even higher.

The West Virginia city with the most asbestos exposure sites was Huntington, WV, with 10 known sites contaminated by asbestos.

Site Name City
Albright Powerstation Albright
Union Carbide Chemical Plant Anmoore
Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Fabrication Plant Beech Bottom
Dupont Chemical Plant Belle
Cabin Creek Power Plant Cabin Creek
Brockway Glass Mfg Plant-Anchor-formerly Hazel Atlas Clarksburg
Owens-Illinois Glass Plant Fairmont
Wheeling-Pittsburgh Coke Plant-Mountain State Carbon Follansbee
Kanawha River Power Plant Glasgow
Philip Sporn Power Plant Graham Station
Harrison Power Station Haywood
Huntington Alloys Specialty Metals Plant-formerly Inco Alloys Huntington
Owens-Illinois Gas Plant Huntington
BF Goodrich Synthetic Rubber Plant Institute
Union Carbide Chemical Plant Institute
Big Sandy Power Plant Kenova
Fort Martin Powerstation Maidsville
West Virginia University Morgantown
West Virginia University Hospital Morgantown
Allied Chemical Plant Moundsville
Kammer-Mitchell Power Plant Moundsville
Mount Storm Power Plant Mount Storm
Mountaineer Power Plant New Haven
Mobay Chemical Plant-Bayer New Martinsville
Pittsburgh Plate Glass-PPG Plant Natrium
Quaker State Refinery-Congo Plant Newell
American Viscose Rayon Plant-FMC Nitro
Monsanto Chemical Plant-Solutia Nitro
American Viscose Rayon Plant Parkersburg
Dupont Chemical Plant Parkersburg
Mountain State Steel Castings Foundry Parkersburg
Kaiser Aluminum Plant Ravenswood
Ravenswood Glass Novelty Mfg Plant-Marble Factory Ravenswood
Monongahela Power Plant Rivesville
John Amos Power Plant-formerly Big Scary Scary
Weirton Steel Mill Weirton
Blaw-Knox Rolls Foundry Wheeling
Mobay Chemical Plant Wheeling
Pleasants Power Station Willow Island
Willow Island Power Station Willow Island
Union Carbide Institute
Weirton Steel Weirton
ACF Industries Huntington
AEP Central New Haven
Allied Chemical Company Moundsville
Allied Chemical Company Nitro
American Alloys-Foote Min-Vandium New Haven
American Cyanamid-Ceytec Ind Willow Island
BASF Corporation Huntington
Beech Bottom Power Plant Beech Bottom
BF Goodrich Gulf Institute
Blauknox Steel Wheeling
Cabin Creek Power Station Cabin Creek
Carneige Steel Charleston
Celanese Chemical Point Pleasant
Conners Steel-HK Porter-Steel of WV Huntington
Corning Glass Company Parkersburg
Diamond Shamrock Belle
Diamond Shamrock-Chemetals Inc Kingwood
Dupont Parkersburg-Washington Beech Bottom
Elk River Refinery Falling Rock
Fike Chemical Nitro
FMC Nitro
FMC Parkersburg
FMC South Charleston
Follansbee Steel Follansbee
Fort Martin Power Plant Morgantown
General Chemical Point Pleasant
Glasgow Power-Kanawha River Power Glasgow
Goodyear Apple Grove
Houdialle Industries Huntington
INCO Huntington
John Amos Power Winfield
Kaiser Aluminum Ravenswood
Kammer Power Captina
Kerr Glass Company Huntington
Libby Owens Ford Glass Charleston
Logan Power Station Logan
Louie Glass Company Weston
Mitchell Power Plant Captina
Mobay Chemical-Miles Corp New Martinsville
Monsanto Chemical New Martinsville
Monsanto Chemical Nitro
Mt Storm Powerhouse Mount Storm
Novamont Chemical-Aristech Kenova
Occidental Chemical Belle
Owens Illinois Charleston
Owens Illinois Fairmont
Owens Illinois Huntington
Owens Illinois-Demuth-Brockway Glass Vienna
Pantasote Chemical Point Pleasant
Philip Sporn Power Plant New Haven
PPG Industries Natrium
PPG Industries Stonewood
PPG Industries Clarksburg
Rivesville Power Plant Rivesville
Stauffer-AKZO Chemical Point Pleasant
Union Carbide Sistersville
Union Carbide South Charleston
Union Carbide Tech Center South Charleston
Union Carbide-Elkem Metals Alloy
Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Follansbee
Willow Island Power Plant St Marys
WV Malleable Iron Point Pleasant
N & W-NSRS Bluefield
C & O-CSX Shops Huntington

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