POLLUTION LOCATOR| Toxic Chemical Releases | Reports

Environmental Release Report: AMERICAN CAST IRON PIPE CO.
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
    0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100%

    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:

    See how this facility ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    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.

  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 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
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 21,170 157
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 137,555 157
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,730 157
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 135,825
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 19,440
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 111,140 157
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 137,555 157
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 137,555 157
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 137,565 157
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,730 157
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 135,835
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 135,835
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 135,825

    *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.
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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 259,346 2,115 0 0 261,461 2,906,949 NA
    1989 283,375 2,392 0 0 285,767 556,763 NA
    1990 294,114 2,570 0 0 296,684 595,289 NA
    1991 237,091 0 230,230 0 467,321 22,128 488,725
    1992 345,250 0 167,774 0 513,024 109,186 621,882
    1993 205,301 0 104,865 0 310,166 78,092 407,998
    1994 135,307 0 38,168 0 173,475 26,144 224,466
    1995 132,973 0 112,524 0 245,497 9,331 253,227
    1996 63,827 0 201,065 0 264,892 13,546 291,207
    1997 89,030 0 80,244 0 169,274 16,284 176,680
    1998 97,408 0 34,191 0 131,599 7,795 140,103
    1999 119,824 0 44,836 0 164,660 8,020 172,047
    2000 139,657 0 39,767 0 179,424 250 186,766
    2001 116,183 114 15,252 0 131,549 8,368 170,857
    2002 137,565 157 51,326 0 189,048 7,463 197,289
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
      [ top ]
     
     
    Send a FAX to the management of this facility. (free)
    Email EPA
    Join an online discussion about this facility


    Email a Scorecard Community Report to a friend
    Network with environmental groups
    Learn how to use Scorecard to find out about toxics in your community


    Contribute to Environmental Defense
    Volunteer with environmental groups in your community

      [ top ]
     
     
  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: AMERICAN CAST IRON PIPE CO.
    Mailing Address: 2930 N. 16TH ST., BIRMINGHAM, AL 35207
    Public Contact: BEN THOMAS JR.
    Phone: (205) 325-8035
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 33.5475
    Longitude: -86.83247
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 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:

  •   [ top ]