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Environmental Release Report: WISE ALLOYS L.L.C. SHEFFIELD PLANT
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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:FORMALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE
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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 51,287
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 803,101
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 34,493
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 598,474
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 36,058
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 274,419
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 632,967
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 731,237
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 883,864
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 610,085
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 856,441
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 731,237

    *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 2,240,400 0 0 0 2,240,400 17,800 NA
    1989 2,333,700 0 0 0 2,333,700 8,100 NA
    1990 2,234,293 0 0 0 2,234,293 7,998 NA
    1991 1,695,400 0 0 0 1,695,400 517,004 2,606,004
    1992 829,390 0 0 0 829,390 9,292 2,170,090
    1993 381,788 0 0 0 381,788 314,331 2,647,531
    1994 1,265,178 0 0 0 1,265,178 624,438 3,774,637
    1995 2,886,960 0 0 0 2,886,960 680,883 4,055,033
    1996 605,730 0 0 0 605,730 394,677 2,686,947
    1997 550,600 0 0 0 550,600 896,462 3,444,893
    1998 333,845 0 0 0 333,845 452,411 3,856,195
    1999 845,383 0 0 0 845,383 302,341 2,061,689
    2000 215,252 0 0 0 215,252 293,514 1,801,295
    2001 430,499 0 0 0 430,499 521,306 2,027,639
    2002 883,864 0 0 0 883,864 401,073 1,615,778
    "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. SHEFFIELD PLANT
    Mailing Address: 501 W. 20TH AVE., SHEFFIELD, AL 35660
    Public Contact: MIKE PATTERSON
    Phone: (256) 386-6301
    SIC Code: 34 Fabricated Metal Products
    2002 Parent Company: WISE METALS GROUP
    Latitude: 34.75753
    Longitude: -87.70939
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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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