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Environmental Release Report: BROWN WOOD PRESERVING CO. 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 62
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 62
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 62
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 62
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 62
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 62
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 62
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 62
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 62
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 62
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 62

    *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 9,250 0 0 0 9,250 0 NA
    1989 1,885 0 0 0 1,885 0 NA
    1990 10,800 0 0 0 10,800 320,000 NA
    1991 18,200 0 0 0 18,200 43,700 23,340
    1992 5,335 0 0 0 5,335 750 6,260
    1993 4,097 0 0 0 4,097 500 4,560
    1994 4,255 250 0 0 4,505 0 16,650
    1995 900 113 0 0 1,013 0 1,270
    1996 1,185 70 0 0 1,255 0 1,600
    1997 347 87 0 0 434 0 1,538
    1998 255 85 0 0 340 4,593 6,040
    1999 4 132 0 0 136 1,140 2,608
    2000 0 87 0 0 87 389 1,641
    2001 0 111 0 0 111 237 847
    2002 0 62 0 0 62 113 224
    "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 0 19.00 0 0 19.00 160 660
    2001 0 39.00 0 0 39.00 100 329
    2002 0 28.00 0 0 28.00 49.20 100
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: BROWN WOOD PRESERVING CO. INC.
    Mailing Address: 16591 BROWNVILLE RD., NORTHPORT, AL 35475
    Public Contact: RICK HEATH
    Phone: (502) 448-2337
    SIC Code: 24 Lumber And Wood Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 33.39431
    Longitude: -87.75653
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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

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