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Environmental Release Report: SMI STEEL INC.
 
 
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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 815 73
    Suspected Carcinogens 152 89
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 858 73
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 813 54
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 15,045 19
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,539 820
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 16,196 221
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 15,770 54
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 16,929 54
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 770 54
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,161 19
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 22,202 844
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 15,154 108

    *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 134,764 24,000 0 0 158,764 335,750 NA
    1989 127,889 22,000 0 0 149,889 0 NA
    1990 16,150 13,500 0 0 29,650 0 NA
    1991 12,130 330 0 0 12,460 1,400,895 1,523,457
    1992 25,925 2,000 0 0 27,925 2,250,400 2,382,655
    1993 32,622 1,558 0 0 34,180 2,965,770 3,082,136
    1994 5,400 0 0 0 5,400 2,981,200 3,002,986
    1995 4,747 0 0 0 4,747 3,942,000 3,984,363
    1996 5,549 500 0 0 6,049 3,936,400 3,945,536
    1997 42,255 500 0 0 42,755 8,596,160 4,348,348
    1998 20,555 255 0 0 20,810 4,030,700 4,016,273
    1999 17,605 255 0 0 17,860 3,077,500 3,065,390
    2000 18,494 500 0 0 18,994 3,816,106 3,878,805
    2001 6,813 95 0 0 6,908 4,009,887 4,016,794
    2002 23,015 898 0 0 23,913 4,738,176 4,762,089
    "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: SMI STEEL INC.
    Mailing Address: 101 S. 50TH ST., BIRMINGHAM, AL 35222
    Public Contact: ALAN GILLESPIE
    Phone: (205) 592-8981
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: COMMERCIAL METALS CO.
    Latitude: 33.53355
    Longitude: -86.75964
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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

    Information about whether this facility is in compliance with applicable environmental laws is available from EPA's Sector Facility Indexing Project:

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