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Environmental Release Report: CENTURY ALUMINUM OF WEST VIRGINIA 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)
    Suspected Carcinogens 65
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 238,555
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 238,490
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 238,555
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 238,490
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 238,490
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 238,555
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 238,555
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 238,555

    *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 1,788,463 4,151 3,318,526 0 5,111,140 94,800 NA
    1989 270,168 83 361 0 270,612 0 NA
    1990 292,172 8 260 0 292,440 0 NA
    1991 190,280 602 65 0 190,947 494,110 1,956,947
    1992 335,088 653 138 0 335,879 455,700 3,429,684
    1993 380,275 442 113 0 380,830 215,700 3,587,834
    1994 421,300 590 150 0 422,040 383,000 4,936,042
    1996 677,102 490 155 0 677,747 496,720 3,257,550
    1997 531,026 245 275 0 531,546 1,086,600 2,971,780
    1998 503,435 119 274 0 503,828 595,760 2,670,890
    1999 185,180 0 0 0 185,180 3,100 1,683,300
    2000 150,562 0 0 0 150,562 7,216 1,507,778
    2001 191,795 0 0 0 191,795 305 1,942,159
    2002 238,562 0 0 0 238,562 0 2,438,870
    "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: CENTURY ALUMINUM OF WEST VIRGINIA INC.
    Mailing Address: CENTURY RD., RAVENSWOOD, WV 26164
    Public Contact: JEFF VANMATRE
    Phone: (304) 273-6686
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: CENTURY ALUMINUM CO.
    Latitude: 38.91667
    Longitude: -81.83361
    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

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

    Scorecard's report for JACKSON County on:
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