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Environmental Release Report: METALSAMERICA
 
 
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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:

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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:NICKEL
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 10
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 270
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 265
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 260
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 270
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 515
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 255
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 15
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 265
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 525
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 270

    *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 3,275 0 0 0 3,275 610,396 NA
    1990 250 0 0 0 250 0 NA
    1991 262 0 0 0 262 110,213 106,905
    1992 262 0 0 0 262 20,531 128,891
    1993 520 0 0 0 520 70,284 70,657
    1994 760 0 0 0 760 222,038 186,664
    1995 525 0 0 0 525 59,244 59,047
    1996 1,025 0 0 0 1,025 113,459 113,979
    1997 1,025 0 0 0 1,025 99,206 93,738
    1998 525 0 0 0 525 40,482 281,808
    1999 1,025 0 0 0 1,025 179,683 194,359
    2000 1,025 0 0 0 1,025 145,603 152,180
    2001 525 0 0 0 525 47,747 171,013
    2002 525 0 0 0 525 121,312 121,464
    "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: METALSAMERICA
    Mailing Address: 135 OLD BOILING SPRINGS RD., SHELBY, NC 28152
    Public Contact: STEVE RYAN
    Phone: (704) 482-8200
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 35.29028
    Longitude: -81.58667
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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

    Scorecard's report for CLEVELAND County on:

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