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Environmental Release Report: EMPIRE COKE CO.
 
 
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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:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 10,460
    Suspected Carcinogens 21
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,133
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 11,372
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 736
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 11,068
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 11,825
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,650
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 13,347 516
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 28,382 516
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 10,177
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,996 516
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 30,680 516
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 13,392 516

    *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 45,293 11,659 0 0 56,952 3,157 NA
    1989 28,936 19,698 0 0 48,634 0 NA
    1990 26,637 17,764 0 0 44,401 0 NA
    1991 18,625 17,225 0 0 35,850 0 4,408,850
    1992 19,909 16,309 0 0 36,218 0 5,476,108
    1993 20,602 18,577 0 0 39,179 0 6,214,386
    1994 23,790 21,046 0 0 44,836 0 6,515,907
    1995 12,908 1,320 0 0 14,228 0 3,718,389
    1996 15,127 878 0 0 16,005 0 3,117,155
    1997 9,818 723 0 0 10,541 0 3,032,295
    1998 33,618 2,006 0 0 35,624 0 3,388,684
    1999 151,886 2,037 0 0 153,923 0 3,258,455
    2000 32,823 1,606 0 0 34,429 0 2,919,505
    2001 29,797 1,350 0 0 31,147 0 2,628,836
    2002 31,597 516 0 0 32,113 0 2,651,706
    "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: EMPIRE COKE CO.
    Mailing Address: 3200 MAIN ST. N.E., TUSCALOOSA, AL 35404
    Public Contact: DANNY L. LEWIS
    Phone: (205) 553-6473
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: MCWANE INC.
    Latitude: 33.24336
    Longitude: -87.49625
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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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