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Environmental Release Report: MERCEDES-BENZ U.S. INTL. INC.
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank facilities in ALABAMA or in TUSCALOOSA County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 180,110
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,555
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 164,205
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 500
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,455
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 173,510
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 163,710
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 181,110
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 250
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 174,510
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 171,060
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,710

    *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
    1996 4,200 0 0 0 4,200 39,150 33,510
    1997 54,015 0 0 0 54,015 347,025 227,702
    1998 130,055 0 0 0 130,055 228,158 399,301
    1999 176,105 0 0 0 176,105 135,800 333,278
    2000 174,505 0 0 0 174,505 138,550 311,550
    2001 102,730 0 0 0 102,730 119,500 216,500
    2002 181,110 0 0 0 181,110 103,250 282,407
    "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: MERCEDES-BENZ U.S. INTL. INC.
    Mailing Address: 1 MERCEDES DR., VANCE, AL 35490
    Public Contact: MARK WARNER
    Phone: (205) 507-3972
    SIC Code: 37 Transportation Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: DAIMLERCHRYSLER
    Latitude: 33.21621
    Longitude: -87.21003
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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 TUSCALOOSA County on:

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