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Environmental Release Report: ALCOA EXTRUSIONS INC. CRESSONA OPERATION
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 51
    Suspected Carcinogens 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 301 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 51
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 250 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 51
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 84,829
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 551 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 85,079 5
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 84,528
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 51
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 51
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 500 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 85,079 5
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 84,829

    *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 590,600 0 0 0 590,600 18,600 NA
    1989 16,000 0 0 0 16,000 0 NA
    1990 10,466 100 0 0 10,566 89 NA
    1991 9,054 20 0 0 9,074 95,322 144,303
    1992 9,075 5 0 0 9,080 105,236 221,596
    1993 1,975 2 0 0 1,977 53,998 170,448
    1994 515 4 0 0 519 28,737 28,844
    1995 265 4 0 0 269 33,228 33,494
    1996 5 0 16 0 21 16 21
    1997 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    1998 770 6 0 0 776 48,036 48,732
    1999 1,750 10 0 0 1,760 58,021 58,547
    2000 1,505 0 0 0 1,505 50,991 51,053
    2001 51,720 5 0 0 51,725 38,260 89,823
    2002 85,079 5 0 0 85,084 33,294 118,066
    "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 .388 0 0 0 .388 0 .388
    2001 .3309 0 0 0 .3309 0 .3309
    2002 6.03 0 0 0 6.03 0 6.03
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: ALCOA EXTRUSIONS INC. CRESSONA OPERATION
    Mailing Address: 53 POTTSVILLE ST., CRESSONA, PA 17929
    Public Contact: ERIC M. BRZOSTEK
    Phone: (570) 385-8516
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: ALCOA INC.
    Latitude: 40.63447
    Longitude: -76.19111
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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

    Scorecard's report for SCHUYLKILL County on:

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