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Environmental Release Report: AMEREX CORP.
 
 
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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):
    Noncancer 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:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 2
    Suspected Carcinogens 1 3
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants .380
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .380
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1 8
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 12 6
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 11 2
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .380
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 12 8
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 12 8
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1 5

    *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
    1989 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 1,250 NA
    1990 1,030 0 0 0 1,030 1,250 NA
    1991 50 0 0 0 50 258,050 261,600
    1992 60 0 0 0 60 309,309 311,780
    1993 70 0 0 0 70 327,262 329,270
    1994 70 0 0 0 70 279,361 281,946
    1995 50 0 0 0 50 232,204 234,779
    1996 50 0 0 0 50 221,876 224,401
    1997 50 0 0 0 50 466,365 235,720
    1998 50 0 0 0 50 331,861 556,734
    1999 50 0 0 0 50 334,340 336,865
    2000 17 0 0 0 17 183,711 186,455
    2001 8 7 0 0 15 158,737 158,753
    2002 12 8 0 0 20 134,409 134,512
    "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: AMEREX CORP.
    Mailing Address: 7595 GADSDEN HWY., TRUSSVILLE, AL 35173
    SIC Code: 39 Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 33.64996
    Longitude: -86.56494
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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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