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Environmental Release Report: WHEELING-PITTSBURGH STEEL CORP. YORKVILLE 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:HYDROCHLORIC ACID
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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 Immunotoxicants 1,260
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,260
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,260
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,260
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,260

    *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 51,150 1,400 0 0 52,550 98,010 NA
    1989 57,670 3,300 0 0 60,970 32,000 NA
    1990 61,780 570 0 0 62,350 52,360 NA
    1991 131,000 210 0 0 131,210 631,000 4,742,000
    1992 156,000 510 0 0 156,510 750,000 3,931,000
    1993 59,000 760 0 0 59,760 679,000 3,922,010
    1994 31,100 100 0 0 31,200 701,110 2,079,100
    1995 30,000 140 0 0 30,140 4,500 34,600
    1996 22,000 320 0 0 22,320 2,300 24,600
    1998 450 0 0 0 450 0 760
    1999 2,710 2,100 0 0 4,810 0 4,800
    2000 2,400 0 0 0 2,400 0 79,400
    2001 1,260 0 0 0 1,260 0 63,300
    2002 1,260 0 0 0 1,260 0 26,300
    "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. YORKVILLE PLANT
    Mailing Address: 219 PUBLIC RD., YORKVILLE, OH 43971
    Public Contact: BUD E. SMITH
    Phone: (304) 234-2662
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: WHEELING-PITTSBURGH STEEL CORP.
    Latitude: 40.1597
    Longitude: -80.70306
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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 JEFFERSON County on:

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