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Environmental Release Report: HOWMET CASTINGS PLANT 5
 
 
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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:4,4'-ISOPROPYLIDENEDIPHENOL
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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 Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 717
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 20
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 697
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 697
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 697
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 717
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 20
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 717
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 717
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 30
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 727

    *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 1,500 0 0 0 1,500 397,550 NA
    1989 12,750 0 0 0 12,750 191,618 NA
    1990 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 84,964 NA
    1991 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 70,200 69,022
    1992 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 66,332 66,009
    1993 2,000 0 0 0 2,000 65,215 65,021
    1994 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 50,967 50,733
    1995 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 71,018 70,908
    1996 474 0 0 0 474 104,316 104,373
    1997 1,000 0 0 0 1,000 269,298 135,080
    1998 587 0 0 0 587 203,124 203,311
    1999 648 0 0 0 648 179,053 179,204
    2000 388 0 0 0 388 88,568 88,956
    2001 2,788 0 0 0 2,788 142,038 147,020
    2002 727 0 0 0 727 103,912 121,796
    "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: HOWMET CASTINGS PLANT 5
    Mailing Address: 1600 S. WARNER, WHITEHALL, MI 49461
    Public Contact: AMY HEISSER
    Phone: (231) 894-7328
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: ALCOA INC.
    Latitude: 43.3907
    Longitude: -86.33602
    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

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