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Environmental Release Report: B. F. SHAW INC.
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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
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 20 106
    Suspected Carcinogens 145
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 20 175
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 30
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 20 145
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 30
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 165 175
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 165 106
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 226 202
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 101 278
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 30
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 246 317
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 246 347
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 165 175

    *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
    2000 101 525 51,999 0 52,625 22,125 74,749
    2001 81 439 43,800 0 44,320 13,270 57,260
    2002 246 347 34,322 0 34,915 12,306 57,114
    "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: B. F. SHAW INC.
    Mailing Address: 366 OLD AIRPORT RD., LAURENS, SC 29360
    Public Contact: JEFF OTTOSEN
    Phone: (864) 682-4000
    SIC Code: 34 Fabricated Metal Products
    2002 Parent Company: SHAW GROUP INC.
    Latitude: 34.50685
    Longitude: -81.97173
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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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