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Environmental Release Report: ALCAN ALUMINUM CORP.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 15
    Suspected Carcinogens 134 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,847 339
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 13
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 61 80
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 13
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 32,514 1
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,479 340
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 33,933 340
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 32,367
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,875 259
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 13
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,782 81
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 35,435 340
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 33,787 260

    *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 464,470 500 0 0 464,970 888,195 NA
    1989 391,050 0 0 0 391,050 35,650 NA
    1990 223,765 250 0 0 224,015 31,365 NA
    1991 147,565 250 0 0 147,815 27,315 195,717
    1992 146,460 250 0 0 146,710 26,465 195,717
    1993 107,560 250 0 0 107,810 18,465 137,693
    1994 86,992 250 0 0 87,242 18,415 116,814
    1995 93,506 0 0 0 93,506 13,115 135,517
    1996 96,493 48 0 0 96,541 14,300 137,659
    1997 77,878 37 0 0 77,915 25,680 212,885
    1998 81,699 15 0 0 81,714 60,135 427,312
    1999 71,546 72 0 0 71,618 59,724 400,409
    2000 73,402 63 0 0 73,465 63,082 358,309
    2001 40,322 72 0 0 40,394 44,866 85,260
    2002 35,437 340 0 0 35,777 151 89,128
    "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 2.60 0 0 0 2.60 .006 124
    2001 2.40 0 0 0 2.40 .006 104
    2002 901 0 0 0 901 0 903
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: ALCAN ALUMINUM CORP.
    Mailing Address: 448 COUNTY RTE. 1A, OSWEGO, NY 13126
    Public Contact: DAVID M. NEUNER
    Phone: (315) 349-0304
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: ALCAN ALUMINUM CORP.
    Latitude: 43.49064
    Longitude: -76.45506
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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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