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Environmental Release Report: AAM TONAWANDA FORGE
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:

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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:NICKEL
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 10
    Suspected Carcinogens 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 20
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 20
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 20
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 20
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 30
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 30
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 20

    *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 79 2,067 0 0 2,146 0 NA
    1989 82 3,217 0 0 3,299 0 NA
    1990 101 2,181 0 0 2,282 0 NA
    1991 0 0 0 0 0 0 440
    1992 0 0 0 0 0 622,810 623,085
    1993 0 0 0 0 0 684,225 684,225
    1994 0 0 0 0 0 439,704 434,400
    1995 0 0 0 0 0 977,227 985,300
    1996 0 0 0 0 0 1,921,710 1,918,900
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 3,333,974 1,673,000
    1998 0 0 0 0 0 692,301 694,700
    1999 0 0 0 0 0 664,955 703,700
    2000 765 750 0 0 1,515 545,910 543,290
    2001 520 250 0 0 770 514,920 511,575
    2002 30 0 0 0 30 543,515 533,090
    "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: AAM TONAWANDA FORGE
    Mailing Address: 2390 KENMORE AVE., TONAWANDA, NY 14150
    Public Contact: WILLIAM STACHURA
    Phone: (716) 447-5040
    SIC Code: 34 Fabricated Metal Products
    2002 Parent Company: AMERICAN AXLE & MFG. INC.
    Latitude: 42.97484
    Longitude: -78.9101
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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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