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Environmental Release Report: USS CLAIRTON WORKS
 
 
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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:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 58,620 414
    Suspected Carcinogens 21,943 110
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 239,738 325,681
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 81,003 408
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 182,771 163
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 152,992 25,750
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 257,416 408
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 170,354 544
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,100,876 2,121
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 210,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 999,326 26,651
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 76,286 372
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 675,315 1,365
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,239,844 27,121
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,170,453 27,481

    *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 5,420,851 42,537 0 0 5,463,388 1,126,000 NA
    1989 2,928,990 59,012 0 0 2,988,002 4,696 NA
    1990 2,565,410 4,086 0 0 2,569,496 3,516 NA
    1991 1,051,769 27,148 0 0 1,078,917 11,765 6,009,544
    1992 157,812 26,219 0 0 184,031 2,271 13,474,921
    1993 108,366 25,214 0 0 133,580 6,367 19,567,090
    1994 115,862 26,848 0 0 142,710 106,780 20,145,056
    1995 324,481 244,724 0 0 569,205 2,123,656 20,302,173
    1996 204,744 245,914 0 0 450,658 1,115,939 21,137,893
    1997 280,330 116,952 0 0 397,282 43,859,090 36,771,767
    1998 342,007 339,327 0 0 681,334 108,878 21,981,426
    1999 897,204 674,100 0 0 1,571,304 41,701 29,710,440
    2000 1,009,720 641,964 0 0 1,651,684 1,840 100,931,487
    2001 1,175,514 440,554 0 0 1,616,068 1,720,810 85,776,283
    2002 1,242,619 327,481 0 0 1,570,100 1,497,112 106,453,834
    "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: USS CLAIRTON WORKS
    Mailing Address: 400 STATE ST., CLAIRTON, PA 15025
    Public Contact: MIKE DIXON
    Phone: (412) 433-6860
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: UNITED STATES STEEL CORP.
    Latitude: 40.3084
    Longitude: -79.88881
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • 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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