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Environmental Release Report: ZINC CORP. OF AMERICA MONACA SMELTER
 
 
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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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    *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:CADMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 10,747 50
    Suspected Carcinogens 380
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 49,652 719
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 9,523 6
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 40,748 44
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 790,932 278
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10,299 816
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 363,999 719
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 488,033
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 49,026 719
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 9,399 6
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 40,851 44
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 955,113 1,082
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 489,018 713

    *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 766,640 842 1,922,650 0 2,690,132 250 NA
    1989 760,300 1,500 1,094,200 0 1,856,000 9,100 NA
    1990 826,800 2,000 757,200 0 1,586,000 0 NA
    1991 528,323 2,677 2,767,005 0 3,298,005 0 3,310,410
    1992 631,697 1,611 1,536,050 0 2,169,358 704,604 2,873,961
    1993 564,320 670 98,050 0 663,040 43,418,960 19,892,615
    1994 589,890 536 0 0 590,426 33,350,775 15,952,027
    1995 584,870 315 0 0 585,185 34,683,297 19,945,884
    1996 485,067 599 0 0 485,666 23,094,027 23,578,421
    1997 495,943 430 0 0 496,373 61,103,414 24,890,100
    1998 941,193 2,851 0 0 944,044 19,998,268 20,941,500
    1999 937,367 1,248 0 0 938,615 26,306,422 27,243,000
    2000 928,253 1,078 0 0 929,331 28,944,822 29,874,500
    2001 803,854 1,026 0 0 804,880 26,733,772 27,538,394
    2002 964,636 1,088 0 0 965,724 22,514,983 27,031,687
    "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 .65 0 0 0 .65 0 .65
    2001 .53 0 0 0 .53 0 .53
    2002 .6 0 0 0 .6 0 .6
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: ZINC CORP. OF AMERICA MONACA SMELTER
    Mailing Address: 300 FRANKFORT RD., MONACA, PA 15061
    Public Contact: ALI ALAVI
    Phone: (724) 774-1020
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: HORSEHEAD INDS.
    Latitude: 40.67139
    Longitude: -80.33778
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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

    Information about whether this facility is in compliance with applicable environmental laws is available from EPA's Sector Facility Indexing Project:

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