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Environmental Release Report: SOUTHWIRE CO.
 
 
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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):
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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 COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 332 14
    Suspected Carcinogens 72 4
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 332 14
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 332 14
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants .023
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 332 14
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 4,278 120
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 332 14
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 332 14
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 332 14
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 4,018 110
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 72 4

    *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 19,699 2,190 0 0 21,889 841 NA
    1989 160,187 1,660 21,138 0 182,985 386,707 NA
    1990 170,736 798 0 0 171,534 112,524 NA
    1991 124,603 706 0 0 125,309 116,340 240,130
    1992 100,619 788 0 0 101,407 189,464 296,609
    1993 72,007 32 0 0 72,039 218,255 290,245
    1995 115,509 5,393 0 0 120,902 780,669 906,404
    1996 51,716 1,013 0 0 52,729 2,611,171 2,614,062
    1997 58,912 2,889 0 0 61,801 9,214,563 4,406,325
    1998 42,180 2,363 0 0 44,543 3,873,313 4,200,548
    1999 37,167 1,527 0 0 38,694 6,179,286 5,602,446
    2000 26,393 2,223 0 0 28,616 5,772,009 5,796,362
    2001 33,475 155 0 0 33,630 434,839 462,434
    2002 4,350 124 0 0 4,473 858,118 329,119
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 965 0 0 0 965 128 1,093
    2001 11.00 0 0 0 11.00 .3068 11.31
    2002 10.41 0 0 0 10.41 159 10.81
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: SOUTHWIRE CO.
    Mailing Address: 1 SOUTHWIRE DR., CARROLLTON, GA 30119
    Public Contact: CHERYL STEPHENSON
    Phone: (770) 832-4512
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 33.55361
    Longitude: -85.06139
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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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