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Environmental Release Report: WHEELING-PITTSBURGH STEEL CORP. MINGO JUNCTION
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Noncancer 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
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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 839
    Suspected Carcinogens 118
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 839 4,400
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 806
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 33 4,400
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 36
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 68,057
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,106 4,400
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 806 4,400
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 6,606 4,400
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 806
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5,653
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 73,305 4,400
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 187

    *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 36,711 362,620 0 0 399,331 347,000 NA
    1989 31,089 89,110 0 0 120,199 7,171,700 NA
    1990 18,652 104,830 0 0 123,482 7,247,700 NA
    1991 37,760 85,774 7,646,600 0 7,770,134 0 7,740,600
    1992 37,632 39,460 3,369,600 0 3,446,692 3,499,843 6,859,200
    1993 49,920 39,875 0 0 89,795 6,981,825 7,095,500
    1994 102,225 72,083 0 0 174,308 5,080,522 5,273,440
    1995 68,600 3,900 0 0 72,500 672,460 748,400
    1996 70,410 5,800 0 0 76,210 469,430 549,500
    1997 10,274 0 0 0 10,274 204,796 116,600
    1998 62,968 4,240 0 0 67,208 4,181,900 4,189,210
    1999 63,309 3,900 0 0 67,209 3,913,494 3,974,653
    2000 50,796 4,100 0 0 54,896 5,730,696 5,846,317
    2001 50,960 4,400 0 0 55,360 5,148,384 5,223,535
    2002 74,075 4,400 0 0 78,475 7,010 7,524,018
    "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: WHEELING-PITTSBURGH STEEL CORP. MINGO JUNCTION
    Mailing Address: MCLISTER AVE., MINGO JUNCTION, OH 43938
    Public Contact: BUD E. SMITH
    Phone: (304) 234-2662
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: WHEELING-PITTSBURGH STEEL CORP.
    Latitude: 40.32635
    Longitude: -80.61545
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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

    Information about whether this facility is in compliance with applicable environmental laws is available from EPA's Sector Facility Indexing Project:

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