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Environmental Release Report: INTERNATIONAL METALS RECLAMATION CO. INC. (INMETCO)
 
 
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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:
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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
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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 762 136
    Suspected Carcinogens 834 37
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,062 56
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 987 22
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 535 114
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 873 288
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 877 143
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 227 22
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,587 22
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 227 22
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,135 114
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,822 350
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 149 71

    *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 8,395 0 0 0 8,395 74,967 NA
    1989 4,750 0 0 0 4,750 2,068 NA
    1990 7,795 0 0 0 7,795 1,556 NA
    1991 9,298 0 0 0 9,298 889,408 3,640,439
    1992 9,345 0 0 0 9,345 3,161,652 4,661,809
    1993 19,338 0 0 0 19,338 3,662,015 4,187,315
    1994 20,167 0 0 0 20,167 3,355,015 3,846,994
    1995 14,174 0 0 0 14,174 5,420,815 5,433,984
    1996 17,749 4,741 0 0 22,490 5,173,435 5,192,779
    1997 20,582 4,444 0 0 25,026 10,417,880 5,232,580
    1998 18,959 2,284 0 0 21,243 3,612,480 3,812,949
    1999 19,886 4,329 0 0 24,215 5,956,165 6,026,422
    2000 13,196 18,135 0 0 31,331 6,033,845 6,035,728
    2001 13,368 6,770 0 0 20,138 1,713,632 1,985,751
    2002 2,809 372 0 0 3,181 4,691,567 4,594,496
    "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: INTERNATIONAL METALS RECLAMATION CO. INC. (INMETCO)
    Mailing Address: 245 PORTERSVILLE RD., ELLWOOD CITY, PA 16117
    Public Contact: JOHN C. ONUSKA JR.
    Phone: (724) 758-2819
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: INCO U.S. INC.
    Latitude: 40.8569
    Longitude: -80.2769
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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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