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Environmental Release Report: ALUMAX OF SOUTH CAROLINA
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 261 1
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,780
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 138,116 6
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 261 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 130,080 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 261 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 261 1
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 341 6
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 134,271 56
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 157,005
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 964,411 51
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 261 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 138,005 55
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 165,271 56
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 991,051 1

    *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 367,630 0 0 0 367,630 608,170 NA
    1989 108,116 2 15 0 108,133 0 NA
    1990 79,937 5 25 0 79,967 0 NA
    1991 560,885 5 25 0 560,915 810,500 9,567,290
    1992 562,180 3 16 0 562,199 1,016,200 9,678,722
    1993 516,290 4 17 0 516,311 3,826,700 9,422,360
    1994 497,043 2 6 0 497,051 4,268,780 9,648,503
    1995 961,810 5 0 0 961,815 1,055,600 2,017,068
    1996 1,166,340 0 0 0 1,166,340 1,711,484 2,879,450
    1997 857,744 20 2 0 857,766 443,100,322 222,407,100
    1998 528,954 37 0 0 528,991 71,236 33,745,960
    1999 986,799 40 0 0 986,839 62,495 34,823,090
    2000 1,129,379 75 0 0 1,129,454 162,625 39,068,533
    2001 1,276,970 45 0 0 1,277,015 330,425 35,742,063
    2002 995,766 56 0 0 995,822 371,317 36,619,241
    "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: ALUMAX OF SOUTH CAROLINA
    Mailing Address: 3575 HWY. 52, GOOSE CREEK, SC 29445
    Public Contact: KERRY FARMER
    Phone: (843) 572-3700
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: ALCOA
    Latitude: 33.03333
    Longitude: -80.05
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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 BERKELEY County on:
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