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Environmental Release Report: UNITED STATES PIPE & FNDY. CO.
 
 
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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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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank facilities in ALABAMA or in JEFFERSON 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:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to noncancer risk

    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 1,070
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 49,146 25,450
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,101
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 48,045 25,450
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 31
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 49,146 25,450
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 48,831
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 48,831
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 50,331
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,070
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 49,576 25,450
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 49,576 25,450
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 67,402 27,030

    *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 105,700 0 0 0 105,700 5,510,000 NA
    1989 114,800 0 212,000 0 326,800 636,000 NA
    1990 93,200 0 470,600 0 563,800 264,900 NA
    1991 121,050 0 0 0 121,050 794,000 983,500
    1992 106,450 2,400 0 0 108,850 883,000 1,062,200
    1993 90,550 1,600 0 0 92,150 732,000 884,660
    1994 79,250 750 0 0 80,000 558,000 634,600
    1995 103,800 750 0 0 104,550 680,000 781,300
    1996 63,750 750 0 0 64,500 428,442 541,420
    1997 72,250 2,300 0 0 74,550 1,438,000 600,910
    1998 63,250 1,000 0 0 64,250 665,000 526,990
    1999 76,345 700 0 0 77,045 535,694 605,192
    2000 67,006 2,380 769,633 0 839,019 824,206 889,816
    2001 68,257 0 131,176 0 199,433 679,341 746,244
    2002 69,972 27,030 0 0 97,002 31,560 879,551
    "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 2.41 0 5.63 0 8.04 5.63 8.04
    2001 2.61 0 6.08 0 8.69 6.08 8.69
    2002 2.25 0 0 0 2.25 5.24 7.49
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: UNITED STATES PIPE & FNDY. CO.
    Mailing Address: 2023 ST. LOUIS AVE., BESSEMER, AL 35020
    Public Contact: CARI D. RAY
    Phone: (205) 254-7654
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: WALTER INDS. INC.
    Latitude: 33.41474
    Longitude: -86.976
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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

    Scorecard's report for JEFFERSON County on:

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