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Environmental Release Report: WISE ALLOYS L.L.C. ALABAMA RECLAM ATION PLANT
 
 
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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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 710
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 710
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 710
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 721,476
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 720,766
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 721,476
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 721,476
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 712,245

    *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 743,440 2,000 0 0 745,440 26,467,451 NA
    1989 876,942 1,000 0 0 877,942 24,795 NA
    1990 792,967 1,000 0 0 793,967 23,998 NA
    1991 735,906 3,443 0 0 739,349 24,655 763,909
    1992 754,910 2,371 0 0 757,281 23,799 780,934
    1993 755,696 2,393 0 0 758,089 43,771 801,860
    1994 994,930 3,980 0 0 998,910 66,574 1,065,484
    1995 801,529 15,489 0 0 817,018 61,664 878,682
    1996 888,840 11,400 0 0 900,240 96,300 996,160
    1997 1,011,386 980 0 0 1,012,366 68,816 1,047,480
    1998 668,184 11,938 0 0 680,122 30,197 717,187
    1999 803,905 0 0 0 803,905 11,610 815,543
    2000 682,754 0 0 0 682,754 235,722 686,020
    2001 629,006 0 0 0 629,006 181,280 810,288
    2002 721,476 0 0 0 721,476 266,959 992,459
    "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: WISE ALLOYS L.L.C. ALABAMA RECLAM ATION PLANT
    Mailing Address: 1009 FORD RD., MUSCLE SHOALS, AL 35661
    Public Contact: MIKE PATTERSON
    Phone: (256) 386-6301
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: WISE METALS GROUP
    Latitude: 34.778
    Longitude: -87.60359
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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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