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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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    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:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    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 872 320
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,979 874
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 29,378 380,401
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 268 114
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 29,110 287
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 25,712 548
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4,268 361
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 40,602 187
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 40,340 77
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 30,601 1,521
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 262 110
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 30,870 957
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 57,427 1,886
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 46,388 497

    *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 162,822 1,367,928 208,300 0 1,739,050 753,385 NA
    1989 481,154 47,175 134,751 0 663,080 569,971 NA
    1990 410,522 9,196 72,840 0 492,558 43,628 NA
    1991 361,437 6,260 204,850 0 572,547 3,061,282 20,029,860
    1992 438,980 6,545 275,550 0 721,075 3,847,644 25,856,100
    1993 399,170 5,796 296,950 0 701,916 3,811,765 25,965,451
    1994 398,568 5,036 294,850 0 698,454 3,629,627 32,995,110
    1995 316,625 2,204,346 366,000 0 2,886,971 4,050,963 31,781,000
    1996 248,959 12,004,710 339,100 0 12,592,769 0 37,353,400
    1997 217,221 26,004,479 0 0 26,221,700 12,978,386 56,908,300
    1998 136,108 31,059,449 0 0 31,195,557 5,708,628 65,417,388
    1999 159,755 32,048,607 1,811,200 0 34,019,562 7,400,680 79,241,948
    2000 144,642 28,048,653 3,218,517 0 31,411,812 6,796,772 80,055,090
    2001 126,035 8,442,554 2,373,297 0 10,941,887 5,859,872 37,509,711
    2002 57,695 382,000 2,033,347 0 2,473,042 5,040,860 14,139,579
    "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: RTE. 8 S., BUTLER, PA 16003
    Public Contact: ALAN MCCOY
    Phone: (513) 425-2826
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: AK STEEL
    Latitude: 40.8447
    Longitude: -79.92182
    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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