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Environmental Release Report: AK STEEL BUTLER WORKS
 
 
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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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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer 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:NICKEL
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHROMIUM 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)
    Recognized Carcinogens 1 30
    Suspected Carcinogens 80
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,131 330,030
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,131 30
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1 110
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1 110
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,130 270
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 2,130
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,131 300
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,131 300
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,131 380
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,131 110

    *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
    1989 44,434 147 0 0 44,581 63,773 NA
    1990 43,160 330 0 0 43,490 64,000 NA
    1991 34,033 993 0 0 35,026 195,000 3,118,400
    1992 16,660 550 0 0 17,210 220,000 3,197,200
    1993 17,940 491 0 0 18,431 10,177,251 14,647,411
    1994 17,870 532 0 0 18,402 11,329,372 17,952,070
    1995 209,300 610,492 0 0 819,792 210,371 7,125,000
    1996 85,500 3,000,129 0 0 3,085,629 49,994 8,325,700
    1997 88,800 3,800,377 0 0 3,889,177 381,718 8,465,320
    1998 21,460 3,600,363 0 0 3,621,823 56,512 7,979,476
    1999 21,640 4,500,498 0 0 4,522,138 61,979 9,983,882
    2000 18,782 4,300,464 0 0 4,319,246 90,189 9,308,206
    2001 2,701 320,416 39,540 0 362,657 26,435 1,188,800
    2002 2,131 330,380 0 0 332,511 34,297 1,090,480
    "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: AK STEEL BUTLER WORKS
    Mailing Address: BANTAM AVE., BUTLER, PA 16003
    Public Contact: ALAN MCCOY
    Phone: (513) 425-2826
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: AK STEEL
    Latitude: 40.85111
    Longitude: -79.90639
    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

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

    Scorecard's report for BUTLER County on:
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