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Environmental Release Report: U.S. CAN CO. PLANT #20 WEIRTON
 
 
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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 1,929
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 106,037
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 123,936
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,929
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 30,669
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 123,936
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 129,494
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 130,628
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 99,345
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 130,628
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 62,747

    *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 279,900 0 0 0 279,900 0 NA
    1989 702,425 0 0 0 702,425 0 NA
    1990 665,760 0 0 0 665,760 0 NA
    1991 865,491 0 0 0 865,491 357,521 1,223,012
    1992 904,523 0 0 0 904,523 388,011 1,292,534
    1993 946,923 0 0 0 946,923 338,513 1,285,436
    1994 832,796 0 0 0 832,796 269,268 1,102,064
    1995 824,344 0 0 0 824,344 253,415 1,077,759
    1996 860,739 0 0 0 860,739 320,163 1,180,904
    1997 937,014 0 0 0 937,014 573,842 1,223,936
    1998 1,071,454 0 0 0 1,071,454 326,401 1,397,835
    1999 1,283,928 0 0 0 1,283,928 372,692 1,656,620
    2000 430,186 0 0 0 430,186 343,079 773,265
    2001 174,855 0 0 0 174,855 352,310 527,435
    2002 130,628 0 0 0 130,628 438,039 568,667
    "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: U.S. CAN CO. PLANT #20 WEIRTON
    Mailing Address: 3028 BIRCH DR., WEIRTON, WV 26062
    Public Contact: EMIL P. OBRADOVICH
    Phone: (847) 888-5530
    SIC Code: 34 Fabricated Metal Products
    2002 Parent Company: U.S. CAN CO.
    Latitude: 40.38941
    Longitude: -80.62676
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  • Links

    • 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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