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Environmental Release Report: U.S. PIPE & FNDY. CO.
 
 
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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):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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: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
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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 1,259
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 115,464
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,292
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 114,172
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 33
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 115,722
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 115,464
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 115,464
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 116,464
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,259
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 115,205
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 115,463
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 114,205

    *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 328,291 0 0 0 328,291 6,552,369 NA
    1989 33,634 0 0 0 33,634 679,745 NA
    1990 84,750 0 0 0 84,750 796,660 NA
    1991 61,405 0 738,700 0 800,105 738,700 796,400
    1992 46,260 0 691,000 0 737,260 691,000 734,000
    1993 54,405 0 658,000 0 712,405 658,000 708,000
    1994 57,900 0 627,000 0 684,900 627,000 681,200
    1995 69,200 0 669,000 0 738,200 669,000 738,000
    1996 66,600 0 625,000 0 691,600 625,000 692,100
    1997 1,392 0 595,500 0 596,892 1,191,000 687,500
    1998 80,500 0 630,000 0 710,500 630,000 710,000
    1999 89,500 0 690,000 0 779,500 690,000 779,500
    2000 103,534 0 760,641 0 864,175 760,641 863,675
    2001 103,095 0 714,818 0 817,913 714,818 817,413
    2002 116,722 0 0 0 116,722 25,879 1,099,103
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 2.36 0 5.50 0 7.86 5.50 7.86
    2001 2.25 0 5.25 0 7.50 5.25 7.50
    2002 2.40 0 0 0 2.40 5.61 8.01
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: U.S. PIPE & FNDY. CO.
    Mailing Address: 3000 30TH AVE. N., BIRMINGHAM, AL 35207
    Public Contact: CURRY DOWDLE
    Phone: (205) 254-7550
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: WALTER INDS.
    Latitude: 33.5536
    Longitude: -86.8089
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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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