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Environmental Release Report: NUCOR CORP. VULCRAFT DIV.
 
 
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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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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MANGANESE
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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 .100
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 32,000
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants .100
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 32,000
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .100
    Suspected Immunotoxicants .100
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 32,000
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 32,250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 32,250
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .100
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 32,250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 32,250
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants .100

    *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 26,000 0 0 0 26,000 1,250 NA
    1989 27,250 0 0 0 27,250 3,000 NA
    1990 1,139,250 0 0 0 1,139,250 3,000 NA
    1991 913,250 0 0 0 913,250 1,000 914,220
    1992 95,650 0 0 0 95,650 1,000 954,240
    1993 19,500 0 0 0 19,500 500 19,205
    1994 500 0 0 0 500 0 216
    1995 12,250 0 0 0 12,250 64,410 76,610
    1996 22,455 10 0 0 22,465 25,900 48,044
    1997 11,955 10 0 0 11,965 50,810 37,102
    1998 38,685 10 0 0 38,695 24,595 62,921
    1999 31,255 5 0 0 31,260 27,600 58,521
    2000 39,255 5 0 0 39,260 8,255 48,014
    2001 50,755 0 95 0 50,850 354 56,493
    2002 32,250 0 0 0 32,250 27,792 59,062
    "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: NUCOR CORP. VULCRAFT DIV.
    Mailing Address: 7205 GAULT AVE. N., FORT PAYNE, AL 35967
    Public Contact: JAMES E. CAMPBELL
    Phone: (256) 845-2460
    SIC Code: 34 Fabricated Metal Products
    2002 Parent Company: NUCOR CORP.
    Latitude: 34.4981
    Longitude: -85.6722
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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 DEKALB County on:

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