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Environmental Release Report: USS FAIRFIELD WORKS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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:CHROMIUM 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 308 174
    Suspected Carcinogens 154 2,627
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 309 58,338
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 286 48
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 23 130
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 10,993 1,187
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 409 57
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,085 1,134
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 3,800
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 4,819 3,808
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 285 44
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 4,523 1,850
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 15,276 5,313
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,003 1,723

    *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 156,630 6,454 58,600 0 221,684 0 NA
    1989 179,327 54,580 284,800 0 518,707 0 NA
    1990 117,592 26,048 353,200 0 496,840 0 NA
    1991 99,294 18,000 372,000 0 489,294 3,418,100 3,907,394
    1992 126,853 25,287 400,287 0 552,427 4,912,001 5,464,507
    1993 148,104 8,372 327,073 0 483,549 4,932,072 5,415,923
    1994 146,538 4,466 371,113 0 522,117 4,673,618 5,195,730
    1995 108,694 6,521 3,955,454 0 4,070,669 4,526,962 8,597,631
    1996 301,995 10,681 4,100,051 0 4,412,727 3,334,667 7,815,542
    1997 330,179 3,217 4,718,683 0 5,052,079 9,104,986 9,692,901
    1998 156,789 7,594 5,649,401 0 5,813,784 3,508,553 9,322,338
    1999 203,221 6,725 4,592,844 0 4,802,790 4,905,711 9,822,599
    2000 221,398 17,099 2,726,911 0 2,965,408 3,682,001 6,846,693
    2001 12,898 5,129 6,782,713 0 6,800,740 574,602 7,674,600
    2002 15,661 63,601 5,627,941 0 5,707,203 694,510 6,766,097
    "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: USS FAIRFIELD WORKS
    Mailing Address: 5700 VALLEY RD., FAIRFIELD, AL 35064
    Public Contact: MIKE DIXON
    Phone: (412) 433-6860
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: U. S. STEEL CORP.
    Latitude: 33.48335
    Longitude: -86.91888
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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

    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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