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Environmental Release Report: WATTS REGULATOR WACASCO
 
 
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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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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 828
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,328
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 828
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 500
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 828
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,328
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,328
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,328
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 828
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 828
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 500
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,828
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 828

    *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 75,250 0 0 0 75,250 144,081 NA
    1989 123,100 0 0 0 123,100 188,079 NA
    1991 4,908 0 0 0 4,908 84,498 89,400
    1992 2,950 0 0 0 2,950 185,480 217,900
    1993 4,008 0 0 0 4,008 379,300 415,100
    1994 3,130 0 0 0 3,130 353,111 376,267
    1995 4,614 0 0 0 4,614 705,280 737,790
    1996 3,126 0 0 0 3,126 772,500 803,626
    1997 3,731 0 0 0 3,731 1,654,518 857,538
    1998 3,668 0 0 0 3,668 1,945,763 1,946,875
    1999 606 0 0 0 606 3,183,433 3,183,978
    2000 4,155 0 0 0 4,155 2,066,900 2,071,066
    2001 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 261,250 151,830
    2002 1,828 0 0 0 1,828 2,260,352 2,261,832
    "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: WATTS REGULATOR WACASCO
    Mailing Address: 200 WATTS RD., SPINDALE, NC 28160
    Public Contact: JOHN PALOTTA
    Phone: (828) 286-4151
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: WATTS WATER TECHS. INC.
    Latitude: 35.35139
    Longitude: -81.91222
    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 RUTHERFORD County on:

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