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Environmental Release Report: TOWER AUTOMOTIVE PRODS. 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
  • 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 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants .500
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .500
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 439
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 440
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .500
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 439
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 440
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2

    *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 250 0 0 0 250 4,900 NA
    1989 250 0 0 0 250 4,800 NA
    1990 250 0 0 0 250 4,800 NA
    1991 552 0 0 0 552 30,895 31,450
    1992 1,221 0 0 0 1,221 30,833 32,054
    1993 1,310 0 0 0 1,310 89,218 90,528
    1994 2,072 0 0 0 2,072 53,383 55,301
    1995 1,396 0 0 0 1,396 45,903 47,110
    1997 2,008 0 0 0 2,008 98,730 51,215
    1998 1,623 0 0 0 1,623 57,251 58,624
    1999 1,638 0 0 0 1,638 300 80,939
    2000 1,964 0 0 0 1,964 400 82,721
    2001 563 0 0 0 563 1,054,292 1,054,855
    2002 440 0 0 0 440 1,650,463 1,650,902
    "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: TOWER AUTOMOTIVE PRODS. CO. INC.
    Mailing Address: 13901 TELECOM DR., MILAN, TN 38358
    Public Contact: ROLAND BERG
    Phone: (414) 447-3973
    SIC Code: 37 Transportation Equipment
    2002 Parent Company: RJ TOWER CORP.
    Latitude: 35.88486
    Longitude: -88.75605
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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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