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Environmental Release Report: AK STEEL CORP. (ROCKPORT WORKS)
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHROMIUM
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 271
    Suspected Carcinogens 1 700
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,540 22,689,291
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,540 1,858,270
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1 971
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1 1,858,991
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 13,741 1,862,321
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,540
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 13,740 1,861,891
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 13,741 4,570
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 14,221 1,862,591
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 14,221 4,591

    *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
    1998 4,200 0 0 0 4,200 0 25,200
    1999 16,018 4,463,470 0 0 4,479,488 250,082 10,195,200
    2000 15,801 12,211,850 0 0 12,227,651 616,250 50,852,150
    2001 13,901 14,174,740 0 0 14,188,641 500,000 34,617,900
    2002 14,221 22,693,591 0 0 22,707,812 150,568 56,365,245
    "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: AK STEEL CORP. (ROCKPORT WORKS)
    Mailing Address: 6500 N. U.S. 231, ROCKPORT, IN 47635
    Public Contact: ALAN MCCOY
    Phone: (513) 425-2826
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: AK STEEL CORP.
    Latitude: 37.90672
    Longitude: -87.03456
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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 SPENCER County on:

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