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Environmental Release Report: BETHLEHEM STEEL CORP. SPARROWS POINT DIV.
 
 
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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
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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 2,374 1,125
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,000 1,445
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 109,360 1,125
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 829 125
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,545 1,000
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 106,986
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9,930 6,771
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4,346 2,070
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 829 125
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 128,108 15,299
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 829 125
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 21,838 16,174
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 138,897 22,320
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 109,531 2,445

    *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 648,057 271,980 1,728,918 407,657 3,056,612 135,125 NA
    1989 732,870 171,405 1,021,651 15,500 1,941,426 120,504 NA
    1990 688,124 297,449 1,237,891 0 2,223,464 72,497 NA
    1991 521,971 246,393 1,177,638 0 1,946,002 8,577,479 12,635,735
    1992 259,833 180,715 1,444,800 0 1,885,348 10,007,776 13,580,800
    1993 243,892 175,598 1,017,000 0 1,436,490 25,468,643 31,360,773
    1994 221,600 210,800 1,236,950 0 1,669,350 26,851,000 34,038,864
    1995 154,600 229,440 979,100 0 1,363,140 81,250 1,440,600
    1996 158,500 237,966 1,136,100 0 1,532,566 172,150 1,651,600
    1997 127,105 98,400 1,048,700 0 1,274,205 286,220 1,413,727
    1998 149,200 159,000 1,144,500 0 1,452,700 100,005 1,526,600
    1999 110,700 33,505 1,023,200 0 1,167,405 7,060 1,168,200
    2000 164,550 56,210 2,035,400 0 2,256,160 9,400 2,222,000
    2001 158,746 41,031 458,010 0 657,787 131,646 789,612
    2002 139,726 22,445 386,023 0 548,193 91,211 643,620
    "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 3.10 0 73.70 0 76.80 0 76.80
    2001 2.99 0 71.20 0 74.19 0 74.20
    2002 2.99 0 71.20 0 74.19 0 74.20
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: BETHLEHEM STEEL CORP. SPARROWS POINT DIV.
    Mailing Address: 5111 N. POINT BLVD., SPARROWS POINT, MD 21222
    Public Contact: ROBERT CRANDALL
    Phone: (410) 388-4681
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: BETHLEHEM STEEL CORP.
    Latitude: 39.24719
    Longitude: -76.45758
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    • 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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