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Environmental Release Report: GENERAL CABLE
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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 1,247 117
    Suspected Carcinogens 14
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,253 118
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,247 117
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 20 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,247 117
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,253 118
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,253 118
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,247 117
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,247 117
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 6 1
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 6 1

    *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 1,000 250 0 0 1,250 0 NA
    1990 1,500 250 0 0 1,750 0 NA
    1991 30,608 41 0 0 30,649 3,892,963 3,919,310
    1992 67,780 255 0 0 68,035 3,637,500 3,702,520
    1993 66,145 50 0 0 66,195 4,321,540 4,583,480
    1994 61,185 63 0 0 61,248 4,233,291 4,543,390
    1995 35,036 54 0 0 35,090 3,584,452 3,798,080
    1996 17,965 130 0 0 18,095 3,061,910 3,491,038
    1997 19,489 214 0 0 19,703 6,367,158 3,378,655
    1998 22,732 288 0 0 23,020 3,250,122 3,502,545
    1999 37,046 307 0 0 37,353 3,437,813 3,646,040
    2000 37,013 316 0 0 37,329 2,693,099 3,204,114
    2001 22,800 332 0 0 23,132 3,066,079 3,088,859
    2002 1,267 118 0 0 1,385 541,397 528,101
    "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: GENERAL CABLE
    Mailing Address: 440 E. 8TH ST., MARION, IN 46953
    Public Contact: BONNIE L. SMITH
    Phone: (765) 664-2321
    SIC Code: 30 Rubber And Misc. Plastics Products
    2002 Parent Company: GENERAL CABLE CORP.
    Latitude: 40.55405
    Longitude: -85.65588
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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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