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Environmental Release Report: KOPPERS INC.
 
 
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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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    *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 Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 5,600 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 127 .400
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 127 .400
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,600 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 127 .400
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 5,600 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 127 .400
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 127 .400
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,727 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
    1988 5,834 55 482 0 6,371 110,830 NA
    1989 2,793 0 455 0 3,248 83,691 NA
    1990 6,570 0 712 0 7,282 105,207 NA
    1991 4,910 0 0 0 4,910 310,004 313,354
    1992 21,800 0 0 0 21,800 11,000 33,500
    1993 21,800 0 0 0 21,800 3,500 25,061
    1994 22,900 0 0 0 22,900 28,066 51,296
    1995 13,000 0 0 0 13,000 3,243 16,323
    1996 12,151 0 0 0 12,151 2,167 14,017
    1997 12,838 0 0 0 12,838 8,446 16,663
    1998 14,743 359 0 0 15,102 20,036 49,000
    1999 8,513 359 0 0 8,872 8,654 24,400
    2000 5,229 396 0 0 5,625 45,700 81,045
    2001 5,404 8 0 0 5,412 66,823 72,436
    2002 5,727 6 5 0 5,737 48,075 53,234
    "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: KOPPERS INC.
    Mailing Address: RT. 460, SALEM, VA 24153
    Public Contact: MARK A. FRANCK
    Phone: (540) 380-2061
    SIC Code: 24 Lumber And Wood Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 37.27889
    Longitude: -80.13111
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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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