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Environmental Release Report: BALL METAL FOOD CONTAINER CORP.
 
 
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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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE
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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 4,250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 107,450
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 109,150
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 21,200
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 99,250
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 108,350
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 126,250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 100,250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 126,250
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 43,450

    *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
    1990 35,440 0 0 0 35,440 86,100 NA
    1991 72,100 0 0 0 72,100 155,400 527,000
    1992 69,320 0 0 0 69,320 123,700 606,700
    1993 102,302 0 0 0 102,302 93,996 662,290
    1994 126,300 0 0 0 126,300 173,500 804,000
    1995 104,700 0 0 0 104,700 117,750 746,000
    1996 80,700 0 0 0 80,700 201,300 1,066,600
    1997 88,800 0 0 0 88,800 499,800 1,038,700
    1998 138,290 0 0 0 138,290 351,001 1,436,751
    1999 149,650 0 0 0 149,650 385,610 1,781,250
    2000 167,670 0 0 0 167,670 426,984 2,142,230
    2001 117,720 0 0 0 117,720 230,390 1,787,590
    2002 126,250 0 0 0 126,250 160,602 1,843,890
    "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: BALL METAL FOOD CONTAINER CORP.
    Mailing Address: 3010 BIRCH DR., WEIRTON, WV 26062
    Public Contact: SCOTT MCCARTY
    Phone: (303) 460-2103
    SIC Code: 34 Fabricated Metal Products
    2002 Parent Company: BALL CORP.
    Latitude: 40.38923
    Longitude: -80.62623
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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

    Scorecard's report for BROOKE County on:

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