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Environmental Release Report: WEIRTON STEEL 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:CHROMIUM 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 500 4,295
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,435 33,310
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 800 10,792
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 200 1,792
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 72,316 8,053
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 100 947
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 17,345 100,849
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 73,251 36,041
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 87,626 7,467
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 15,210 125
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 80,839 62,915
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 200 1,792
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 9,023 62,679
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 98,084 164,543
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 89,061 42,435

    *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 567,675 1,228,191 0 0 1,795,866 6,550,489 NA
    1989 527,312 410,217 8 0 937,537 1,412,536 NA
    1990 1,133,747 453,325 0 0 1,587,072 1,263,573 NA
    1991 539,757 277,678 0 0 817,435 1,176,849 2,466,749
    1992 183,018 266,141 0 0 449,159 1,213,423 2,168,710
    1993 86,374 394,606 0 0 480,980 1,348,392 3,133,392
    1994 67,043 351,857 0 0 418,900 1,346,724 2,711,876
    1995 90,296 151,949 0 0 242,245 1,286,834 2,384,537
    1996 106,967 188,938 0 0 295,905 2,916,299 3,770,807
    1997 139,814 154,365 0 0 294,179 4,496,813 3,113,412
    1998 139,609 135,564 0 0 275,173 4,017,906 4,579,355
    1999 59,369 163,144 0 0 222,513 1,002,885 1,492,756
    2000 89,781 175,025 0 0 264,806 1,391,095 1,948,172
    2001 83,649 179,058 0 0 262,707 1,233,030 1,768,300
    2002 98,384 166,583 0 0 264,967 974,233 2,743,103
    "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: WEIRTON STEEL CORP.
    Mailing Address: 400 THREE SPRINGS DR., WEIRTON, WV 26062
    Public Contact: GREGG WARREN
    Phone: (304) 797-2828
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 40.41611
    Longitude: -80.58972
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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

    Information about whether this facility is in compliance with applicable environmental laws is available from EPA's Sector Facility Indexing Project:

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