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Environmental Release Report: LEHIGH CEMENT CO.
 
 
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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
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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 566
    Suspected Carcinogens 255
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 566
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 566
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 360,821
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 821
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 360,821
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 392,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 566
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 566
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 255
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 392,255
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 392,255

    *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
    1994 255 0 0 0 255 0 0
    1995 255 0 2,150 0 2,405 0 1,970
    1996 500 0 2,200 0 2,700 0 2,400
    1997 276,500 0 5,300 0 281,800 0 281,300
    1998 315,755 0 3,300 0 319,055 0 318,500
    1999 307,005 0 1,005 0 308,010 1,000 308,100
    2000 317,020 0 510 0 317,530 1,600 318,475
    2001 293,020 0 510 0 293,530 1,600 294,460
    2002 392,821 0 3,400 0 396,221 37,000 433,025
    "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
    2001 2.40 0 0 0 2.40 0 2.40
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: LEHIGH CEMENT CO.
    Mailing Address: 675 QUAKER HILL RD., UNION BRIDGE, MD 21791
    Public Contact: WALLY L. BROWN
    Phone: (410) 386-1288
    SIC Code: 32 Stone, Clay, And Glass Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 39.56767
    Longitude: -77.17857
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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

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