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Environmental Release Report: CITISTEEL USA INC.
 
 
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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 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 543 6
    Suspected Carcinogens 146 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 571 6
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 552 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 19 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,435 24
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 741 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 524 3
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 918 14
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 524 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 385 14
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,376 37
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 137 5

    *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
    1989 5,700 0 750 0 6,450 0 NA
    1990 6,025 0 505 0 6,530 0 NA
    1991 27,985 0 2,402 0 30,387 4,038,778 4,069,290
    1992 33,898 0 4,413 0 38,311 4,779,665 4,817,976
    1993 35,930 27 914 0 36,871 6,511,454 6,548,321
    1994 36,067 30 114 0 36,211 6,697,557 6,733,766
    1995 32,679 104 143 0 32,926 10,653,682 10,686,608
    1996 32,138 17 169 0 32,324 2,668,691 2,701,015
    1997 28,367 9 693 0 29,069 4,703,196 2,380,667
    1998 5,494 10 681 0 6,185 2,578,024 2,584,209
    1999 4,670 49 706 0 5,425 2,231,463 2,236,881
    2000 4,226 41 680 0 4,947 2,271,551 2,276,498
    2001 4,125 34 605 0 4,764 2,425,017 2,429,807
    2002 3,928 40 576 0 4,544 2,394,840 2,405,170
    "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: CITISTEEL USA INC.
    Mailing Address: 4001 PHILADELPHIA PIKE, CLAYMONT, DE 19703
    Public Contact: DANA A. LE SAGE, P.E.
    Phone: (302) 792-5444
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 39.809
    Longitude: -75.4477
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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 NEW CASTLE County on:
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