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Environmental Release Report: PHIFER WIRE PRODS. 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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:TETRACHLOROETHYLENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TETRACHLOROETHYLENE
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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 8,039
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 8,039
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 8,039
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 8,039
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 8,039
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 8,039
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 8,039
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 8,039

    *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 18,832 0 0 0 18,832 6,160 NA
    1989 30,636 0 0 0 30,636 2,256 NA
    1990 44,534 0 0 0 44,534 3,361 NA
    1991 68,200 0 0 0 68,200 18,245 68,210
    1992 71,778 0 0 0 71,778 21,881 163,498
    1993 24,500 0 0 0 24,500 37,960 162,419
    1994 373,928 0 0 0 373,928 49,727 533,860
    1995 336,400 0 0 0 336,400 52,450 469,800
    1996 329,033 0 0 0 329,033 45,313 436,354
    1997 141,486 0 0 0 141,486 98,006 296,170
    1998 119,230 0 0 0 119,230 60,034 279,586
    1999 159,151 0 0 0 159,151 76,999 344,978
    2000 179,496 0 0 0 179,496 72,273 363,866
    2001 117,221 0 0 0 117,221 68,760 301,090
    2002 8,039 0 0 0 8,039 4,455 88,506
    "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: PHIFER WIRE PRODS. INC.
    Mailing Address: 4400 KAULOOSA AVE., TUSCALOOSA, AL 35401
    Public Contact: MARK EDWARDS
    Phone: (205) 750-4309
    SIC Code: 22 Textile Mill Products
    2002 Parent Company: PHIFER WIRE PRODS. INC.
    Latitude: 33.16872
    Longitude: -87.55986
    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

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