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Environmental Release Report: KOPPERS INDS. FOLLANSBEE TAR PLANT
 
 
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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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    Total environmental releases:
    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:QUINOLINE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:NAPHTHALENE
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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 32,710 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 7,420 4
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 45,141 38,009
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 7,540
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 30,830 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 7,935
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9,430
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 6,301
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 48,146 9
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 40,490 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5,000
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 11,220 4
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 52,731 10
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 55,056 10

    *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 141,099 1,500 0 0 142,599 20,438 NA
    1989 77,951 500 0 0 78,451 47,863 NA
    1990 90,845 30 0 0 90,875 205,188 NA
    1991 100,600 0 0 0 100,600 75,660 85,598
    1992 74,155 0 0 0 74,155 35,600 73,616
    1993 95,975 0 0 0 95,975 70,039 120,701
    1994 125,805 0 0 0 125,805 64,464 124,918
    1995 106,751 0 0 0 106,751 58,943 119,104
    1996 128,950 2,555 0 0 131,505 55,000 140,107
    1997 88,070 1 0 0 88,071 230,502 2,110,022
    1998 53,316 7 0 0 53,323 427,561 1,740,775
    1999 58,103 49,057 0 0 107,160 120,558 3,580,048
    2000 70,609 29,474 0 0 100,083 397,555 692,599
    2001 75,478 55,452 0 0 130,930 328,805 722,708
    2002 58,181 38,010 0 0 96,191 185,357 609,401
    "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 INDS. FOLLANSBEE TAR PLANT
    Mailing Address: KOPPERS RD., FOLLANSBEE, WV 26037
    Public Contact: HEATH HUSCHAK
    Phone: (304) 527-5548
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: KOPPERS INDS. INC.
    Latitude: 40.34056
    Longitude: -80.60722
    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

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