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Environmental Release Report: AMERICAN WIRE CORP.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:PHENOL
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 645
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 371
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 142
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 371
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 371
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 645
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 371
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 645
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 645

    *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
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 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 15,350 0 0 0 15,350 0 NA
    1989 12,250 0 0 0 12,250 0 NA
    1990 1,760 0 0 0 1,760 0 NA
    1991 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1992 1,500 0 0 0 1,500 0 74,020
    1993 1,500 0 0 0 1,500 5,500 74,020
    1994 2,908 0 0 0 2,908 5,000 76,025
    1996 12,755 0 0 0 12,755 60,000 150,005
    1998 26,439 0 0 0 26,439 5,804 126,774
    1999 45,661 0 0 0 45,661 9,423 123,125
    2000 23,504 0 0 0 23,504 142,605 166,109
    2001 13,905 0 0 0 13,905 71,292 85,197
    2002 645 0 0 0 645 57,359 58,004
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: AMERICAN WIRE CORP.
    Mailing Address: 1 WIRE RD., SANDY HOOK, CT 06470
    Public Contact: WILLIAM J. MCCARTHY
    Phone: (203) 426-3133
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 41.41736
    Longitude: -73.29601
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  • Links

    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

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