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Environmental Release Report: GEORGETOWN STEEL CO. L.L.C.
 
 
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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:CADMIUM
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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 554 8
    Suspected Carcinogens 111 8
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 13,289 26
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 549 8
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 12,189 18
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 549 8
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 12,849 34
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 665 16
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,164 16
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,620 8
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 549 8
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 14,366 26
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 14,915 34
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 12,838 34

    *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 45,893 500 0 0 46,393 5,920,006 NA
    1989 43,246 500 0 0 43,746 8,126,770 NA
    1990 52,115 500 0 0 52,615 9,826,388 NA
    1991 55,111 255 0 0 55,366 14,727,645 10,175,629
    1992 29,089 500 0 0 29,589 564,016 3,399,063
    1993 41,871 500 0 0 42,371 14,345,161 14,640,820
    1994 27,823 255 0 0 28,078 7,817,739 8,291,610
    1995 39,003 255 0 0 39,258 9,600,417 9,820,301
    1996 44,456 255 0 0 44,711 9,678,297 9,900,215
    1997 20,221 255 0 0 20,476 8,903,046 4,639,056
    1998 10,862 255 0 0 11,117 2,478,374 2,657,578
    1999 12,468 389 0 0 12,857 2,924,580 3,098,789
    2000 12,653 750 0 0 13,403 2,902,544 3,081,970
    2001 23,483 65 0 0 23,548 4,097,507 4,266,152
    2002 14,915 34 0 0 14,949 2,840,232 3,009,363
    "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: GEORGETOWN STEEL CO. L.L.C.
    Mailing Address: S. FRASER ST., GEORGETOWN, SC 29442
    Public Contact: GEORGE WHITE
    Phone: (843) 546-2525
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 33.37022
    Longitude: -79.2889
    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:

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