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Environmental Release Report: ISG INDIANA HARBOR 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 COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 12,527 424
    Suspected Carcinogens 163 5,372
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 17,336 424
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 12,531 424
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants .005
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 45,394 7,316
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 12,952 5,796
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 17,655 424
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 5,128
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 18,671 424
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 12,527 424
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 6,140
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 39,157 6,891
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,287 5,372

    *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 1,091,150 250 653,000 0 1,744,400 26,488 NA
    1989 1,075,050 5,250 628,800 0 1,709,100 163,250 NA
    1990 896,250 8,600 397,800 0 1,302,650 214,100 NA
    1991 565,650 750 415,800 0 982,200 197,000 1,166,400
    1992 225,350 2,650 485,900 0 713,900 3,408,755 4,110,750
    1993 151,860 4,200 313,900 0 469,960 3,296,855 4,332,580
    1994 131,360 5,150 429,250 0 565,760 1,578,773 2,240,710
    1995 121,560 3,000 817,100 0 941,660 3,566,979 4,476,477
    1996 130,260 3,850 593,000 0 727,110 163,655 888,405
    1997 135,600 3,050 938,000 0 1,076,650 341,020 1,288,100
    1998 121,000 3,150 248,736 0 372,886 154,050 526,250
    1999 191,200 50,900 0 0 242,100 2,189,000 2,457,400
    2000 178,488 46,350 0 0 224,838 1,313,500 1,581,450
    2001 124,773 50,354 0 0 175,127 4,127,085 4,317,787
    2002 51,832 7,316 0 0 59,148 3,765,604 4,337,533
    "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 4.60 0 0 0 4.60 0 4.60
    2001 4.60 0 0 0 4.60 0 4.76
    2002 2.07 0 0 0 2.07 0 2.07
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: ISG INDIANA HARBOR INC.
    Mailing Address: 3001 DICKEY RD., EAST CHICAGO, IN 46312
    Public Contact: JAMES FLANNERY
    Phone: (219) 391-2571
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: INTERNATIONAL STEEL GROUP INC.
    Latitude: 41.66801
    Longitude: -87.4727
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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

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