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Environmental Release Report: AK STEEL CORP.
 
 
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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 COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 8,444 32
    Suspected Carcinogens 69
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,703 155,316
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,377 32
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 423 20,894
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,400 80
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 50,342 32
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,201 20,926
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 44,291 26,430
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 32,730
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 25,122 26,660
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 8,021 32
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 12,813 26,548
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 64,326 26,628
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 41,724 26,478

    *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 1,310,400 58,275 277,850 4,200,000 5,846,525 2,005,500 NA
    1989 1,654,200 400,030 2,196,550 4,400,000 8,650,780 732,860 NA
    1990 2,237,700 113,095 4,235,250 2,600,000 9,186,045 856,715 NA
    1991 1,295,650 242,645 3,481,338 2,600,000 7,619,633 1,721,994 24,928,010
    1992 682,720 81,671 1,635,730 2,700,000 5,100,121 1,121,804 17,055,350
    1993 344,190 14,860 310,000 3,520,000 4,189,050 234,179 17,274,219
    1994 476,205 17,230 761,030 4,110,000 5,364,465 279,584 15,181,384
    1995 330,475 20,403 684,247 0 1,035,125 338,463 2,901,757
    1996 280,034 12,778 793,400 0 1,086,212 623,515 3,302,279
    1997 333,572 15,764 628,800 0 978,136 1,325,132 3,541,760
    1998 117,543 9,714 676,040 0 803,297 273,994 2,911,045
    1999 101,168 134,546 742,050 0 977,764 413,489 3,089,103
    2000 76,425 145,602 159,869 0 381,896 844,717 2,620,141
    2001 59,694 199,164 0 0 258,858 812,835 2,696,250
    2002 67,130 160,970 0 0 228,100 215,175 2,922,973
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 4.99 .04 7.06 0 12.09 11.72 23.81
    2001 4.90 .03 0 0 4.93 26.38 31.31
    2002 4.67 .03 0 0 4.70 0 37.56
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: AK STEEL CORP.
    Mailing Address: 1801 CRAWFORD ST., MIDDLETOWN, OH 45043
    Public Contact: ALAN H. MCCOY
    Phone: (513) 425-2826
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: AK STEEL HOLDING
    Latitude: 39.50092
    Longitude: -84.39203
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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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