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Environmental Release Report: REFRACTORY SALES & SERVICE CO. INC.
 
 
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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
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Carcinogens 500 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 510 255
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 510 255
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 500 250
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,010 505
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 510 255
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 510 255
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 510 255
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,010 505
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,010 505

    *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 1,250 500 1,250 0 3,000 21,000 NA
    1989 1,000 500 500 0 2,000 1,000 NA
    1990 1,500 750 750 5 3,005 1,250 NA
    1991 1,500 1,000 500 0 3,000 1,000 5,000
    1992 1,500 1,000 500 0 3,000 1,000 4,000
    1993 1,500 500 250 0 2,250 1,000 3,300
    1994 1,500 500 500 0 2,500 1,000 2,100
    1995 1,500 500 250 0 2,250 1,000 2,000
    1996 2,000 750 0 0 2,750 1,250 2,120
    1997 2,000 750 0 0 2,750 3,500 2,400
    1998 2,000 750 0 0 2,750 1,750 2,400
    1999 1,000 500 0 0 1,500 1,000 900
    2000 1,000 500 0 0 1,500 1,000 900
    2001 1,000 500 0 0 1,500 1,000 900
    2002 1,010 505 0 0 1,515 0 920
    "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: REFRACTORY SALES & SERVICE CO. INC.
    Mailing Address: 1750 HWY. 150, BESSEMER, AL 35023
    Public Contact: RICHARD ZARO
    Phone: (205) 424-3980
    SIC Code: 32 Stone, Clay, And Glass Products
    2002 Parent Company: CASTEC INC.
    Latitude: 33.36672
    Longitude: -86.89244
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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

    Scorecard's report for JEFFERSON County on:

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