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Environmental Release Report: MCWANE CAST IRON PIPE CO.
 
 
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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)
    Recognized Carcinogens 4,775 231
    Suspected Carcinogens 183
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 61,888 231
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,766 231
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 57,122
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 62,071 231
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 62,071 231
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 62,075 231
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 61,901 231
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4,766 231
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 57,318
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 57,318
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 57,305

    *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 90,787 0 0 0 90,787 128,528 NA
    1990 120,993 0 0 0 120,993 1,270 NA
    1991 152,924 0 0 0 152,924 1,236 158,461
    1992 152,477 0 0 0 152,477 136,316 288,793
    1993 144,764 0 0 0 144,764 112,512 257,276
    1994 178,778 0 0 0 178,778 136,638 314,974
    1995 161,295 0 0 0 161,295 148,467 309,498
    1996 173,670 0 0 0 173,670 308,240 481,910
    1997 174,921 0 299,468 0 474,389 598,936 474,389
    1998 170,298 0 0 0 170,298 148,896 319,194
    1999 149,572 0 0 0 149,572 208,065 391,850
    2000 166,060 0 0 0 166,060 331,572 497,632
    2001 294,595 0 0 0 294,595 478,299 772,374
    2002 62,084 231 0 0 62,315 0 564,040
    "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: MCWANE CAST IRON PIPE CO.
    Mailing Address: 3600 RICHARD ARRINGTON JR. BLVD. N., BIRMINGHAM, AL 35234
    Public Contact: J. WARD PATE
    Phone: (205) 241-4207
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: MCWANE INC.
    Latitude: 33.53448
    Longitude: -86.79045
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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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