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Environmental Release Report: CARPENTER TECH. CORP.
 
 
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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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    *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
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 14,231 580
    Suspected Carcinogens 19,949 76
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 15,314 1,130,570
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 140
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 14,743 580
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 21
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 53,714 1,021
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 19,760 273
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 20,465
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 19,894
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 4,660 21
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 140
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 18,132 580
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 61,656 1,239
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 56,867 677

    *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 267,610 1,857 1,237,300 0 1,506,767 3,076,250 NA
    1989 293,304 2,104 489,347 0 784,755 2,130,814 NA
    1990 192,332 2,144 187,550 0 382,026 577,895 NA
    1991 83,019 1,981 2,123 0 87,123 5,466,125 13,266,083
    1992 84,353 1,454 1,594 0 87,401 4,843,393 13,662,259
    1993 83,580 1,362 2,038 0 86,980 4,551,634 13,831,074
    1994 110,155 1,406 499 0 112,060 3,191,711 13,683,103
    1995 133,187 573 0 0 133,760 5,328,454 13,769,439
    1996 122,884 2,245,596 11,191 0 2,379,671 3,665,266 14,428,555
    1997 129,218 3,243,007 2,501 0 3,374,726 7,407,126 16,142,824
    1998 72,634 2,749,270 0 0 2,821,904 4,458,316 9,468,489
    1999 109,313 2,155,495 0 0 2,264,808 4,375,634 8,656,485
    2000 121,580 1,649,107 0 0 1,770,687 4,193,124 10,056,901
    2001 66,463 1,215,877 0 0 1,282,340 3,122,982 5,551,893
    2002 61,796 1,131,208 0 0 1,193,004 4,308,879 6,529,744
    "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: CARPENTER TECH. CORP.
    Mailing Address: 101 W. BERN ST., READING, PA 19601
    Public Contact: KATHARINE B. MARSHALL
    Phone: (610) 208-2000
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 40.35806
    Longitude: -75.94222
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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

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

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