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Environmental Release Report: KOPPEL STEEL CORP. AMBRIDGE PLANT
 
 
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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:MANGANESE COMPOUNDS
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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 12,855
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 12,855
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 12,855
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 12,855
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 12,855 90
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 12,855 90
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 12,855 90

    *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 2,261 0 0 0 2,261 128,552 NA
    1991 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1992 23,600 0 0 0 23,600 0 23,600
    1993 20,750 0 0 0 20,750 1,540,322 1,561,100
    1994 21,757 0 0 0 21,757 1,501,740 1,517,184
    1995 26,282 0 0 0 26,282 905,649 924,263
    1996 26,700 119 0 0 26,819 381,378 408,297
    1997 38,700 42 0 0 38,742 1,008,020 542,752
    1998 25,844 42 0 0 25,886 244,153 270,038
    1999 0 52 0 0 52 225,625 225,677
    2000 33,553 67 0 0 33,620 440,868 474,488
    2001 31,773 59 0 0 31,832 479,329 511,162
    2002 12,855 90 0 0 12,945 329,314 342,261
    "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: KOPPEL STEEL CORP. AMBRIDGE PLANT
    Mailing Address: 23RD & DUSS AVE., AMBRIDGE, PA 15003
    Public Contact: JOSEPH M. FRANK
    Phone: (724) 847-4053
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NS GROUP INC.
    Latitude: 40.6042
    Longitude: -80.22616
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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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