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Environmental Release Report: NUCOR DARLINGTON
 
 
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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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    Rank facilities in SOUTH CAROLINA or in DARLINGTON County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 807 798
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,120 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 672 793
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 417 43
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 510 755
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 37,259 2,801
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,052 548
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 297 43
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 5,215 1,108
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 297 43
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5,308 1,820
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 42,515 4,078
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 15,553 1,250

    *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 110,951 0 0 0 110,951 148,046 NA
    1989 23,317 0 269,570 0 292,887 0 NA
    1990 25,000 0 211,275 0 236,275 0 NA
    1991 17,891 0 0 0 17,891 2,332,643 2,350,533
    1992 22,438 0 0 0 22,438 2,925,525 2,948,159
    1993 59,762 0 0 0 59,762 4,352,400 4,438,167
    1994 23,997 0 24,053 0 48,050 3,628,055 3,855,048
    1995 80,892 510 2,494 0 83,896 5,635,212 24,531,940
    1996 108,777 755 5,190 0 114,722 7,366,477 7,452,570
    1997 106,285 1,594 755 0 108,634 14,037,672 7,127,351
    1998 19,255 1,587 85 0 20,927 1,138,415 7,509,708
    1999 12,460 1,148 505 0 14,113 7,237,119 7,251,310
    2000 49,815 4,013 0 0 53,828 7,657,453 7,710,883
    2001 43,657 3,806 0 0 47,463 7,741,679 7,754,372
    2002 57,230 4,371 677,315 0 738,916 6,843,294 7,872,071
    "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: NUCOR DARLINGTON
    Mailing Address: 300 STEEL MILL RD., DARLINGTON, SC 29532
    Public Contact: ALLEN BRACEY
    Phone: (843) 395-8602
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NUCOR CORP.
    Latitude: 34.37522
    Longitude: -79.89165
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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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