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Environmental Release Report: SLOSS INDS. BIRMINGHAM CHEMICAL PLANT
 
 
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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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHLOROBENZENE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 842
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 842
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 842
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 842
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 340
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 842
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 842
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 502
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 842

    *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
    1993 362,430 207 0 0 362,637 1,200 20,263,183
    1994 374,034 433 0 0 374,467 2,400 22,033,597
    1995 435,661 1,427 0 5 437,093 2,400 19,739,778
    1996 158,916 780 0 0 159,696 2,400 805,243
    1997 430,586 11 0 0 430,597 2,400 677,664
    1998 195,239 5 0 0 195,244 1,200 656,701
    1999 9,623 4 0 0 9,627 0 20,295
    2000 13,496 0 0 0 13,496 0 27,016
    2001 7,830 0 0 0 7,830 0 14,382
    2002 842 0 0 0 842 0 2,055
    "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: SLOSS INDS. BIRMINGHAM CHEMICAL PLANT
    Mailing Address: 4200 F. L. SHUTTLESWORTH DR., BIRMINGHAM, AL 35207
    Public Contact: JIM HENRY
    Phone: (205) 808-7920
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: WALTER INDS. CORP.
    Latitude: 33.56499
    Longitude: -86.79649
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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

    Scorecard's report for JEFFERSON County on:

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