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Environmental Release Report: ALCOA EASTALCO WORKS
 
 
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  • 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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    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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    *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 608,112 24
    Suspected Carcinogens 5,569 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 767,968 9,955
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 289 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 747,105 9,943
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 289 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 549 29
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 15,309 36
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 768,718 9,946
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 139,282 9,924
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 763,654 9,960
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 289 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 146,356 9,953
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 769,223 9,965
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 767,723 9,960

    *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 1,437,250 3,570 540,000 0 1,980,820 320 NA
    1989 378,350 1,380 0 0 379,730 1,470 NA
    1990 319,820 215 10 0 320,045 16,510 NA
    1991 342,420 70 10 0 342,500 14,265 628,430
    1992 332,615 28 5 0 332,648 265 522,330
    1993 357,510 54 5 0 357,569 260 621,320
    1994 365,065 10 5 0 365,080 265 637,810
    1995 371,065 10 5 0 371,080 265 606,830
    1996 400,250 10 10 0 400,270 250 670,000
    1997 367,150 10 10 0 367,170 0 596,900
    1998 696,650 10 0 0 696,660 0 23,414,938
    1999 600,600 40 1,000 0 601,640 755 18,177,300
    2000 614,378 40 1,000 0 615,418 340,766 20,070,794
    2001 563,675 42 1,153 0 564,870 4,240,763 17,148,584
    2002 769,223 9,965 1,786,177 0 2,565,364 482,504 11,664,146
    "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: ALCOA EASTALCO WORKS
    Mailing Address: 5601 MANOR WOODS RD., FREDERICK, MD 21703
    Public Contact: RON BLAIN
    Phone: (301) 696-1730
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: ALCOA INC.
    Latitude: 39.33194
    Longitude: -77.47417
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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:

    Scorecard's report for FREDERICK County on:
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