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Environmental Release Report: CABOT SUPERMETALS
 
 
  • 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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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank facilities in PENNSYLVANIA or in MONTGOMERY County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER 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 2 10
    Suspected Carcinogens .010
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 8,652 63,710
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 251,650 250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 243,007 510
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 254,297 510
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 8,650
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 254,547 760
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 11,545 500
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 265,200 1,000
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 264,945 500

    *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 981,612 34,053 0 0 1,015,665 3,673 NA
    1989 908,930 25,692 0 0 934,622 3,863 NA
    1990 1,204,936 11,942 0 0 1,216,878 2,250 NA
    1991 1,269,550 13,855 0 0 1,283,405 2,200 10,704,736
    1992 1,352,430 48,900 750 0 1,402,080 8,300 12,171,329
    1993 1,255,053 32,091 0 0 1,287,144 7,599 13,557,935
    1994 1,297,155 22,805 0 0 1,319,960 6,165 7,217,833
    1995 1,278,953 23,436 0 0 1,302,389 22,369 6,894,125
    1996 1,100,009 2,490 0 0 1,102,499 687 6,677,310
    1997 1,327,720 2,870 0 0 1,330,590 62,330 6,242,000
    1998 1,388,471 41,593 0 0 1,430,064 21,890 6,479,240
    1999 957,128 48,720 0 0 1,005,848 169,212 6,023,410
    2000 619,260 59,500 0 0 678,760 175,513 5,916,903
    2001 454,959 45,006 0 0 499,965 234,670 9,577,700
    2002 265,202 64,710 0 0 329,912 35,847 5,732,032
    "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: CABOT SUPERMETALS
    Mailing Address: COUNTY LINE RD. P.O. BOX 1608, BOYERTOWN, PA 19525
    Public Contact: BRADLEY A. OKONIEWSKI
    Phone: (610) 369-8175
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: CABOT CORP.
    Latitude: 40.33408
    Longitude: -75.62171
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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

    Scorecard's report for MONTGOMERY County on:

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