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Environmental Release Report: CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM CO.
 
 
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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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 3 18
    Suspected Carcinogens 11,000 5,600
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3 18
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3 18
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3 18
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3 18
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,009,003 268
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 19,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,020,003 5,868
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3 18
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,009,000 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,039,000 5,850
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,028,000 250

    *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 2,350,944 12,050 3,900 0 2,366,894 3,900 NA
    1989 3,479,360 20,540 0 0 3,499,900 407,000 NA
    1990 2,280,880 14,280 0 0 2,295,160 50,500 NA
    1991 1,758,000 10,400 0 0 1,768,400 0 6,168,500
    1992 1,825,800 978 0 0 1,826,778 0 5,326,800
    1993 2,148,700 2,306 0 0 2,151,006 0 6,280,730
    1994 2,579,581 5,531 0 0 2,585,112 0 7,089,072
    1995 3,493,338 1,942 0 0 3,495,280 0 8,002,638
    1996 4,053,200 2,163 0 0 4,055,363 0 8,390,900
    1997 2,721,928 5,711 600 0 2,728,239 0 5,599,709
    1998 3,251,735 4,842 650 0 3,257,227 0 3,906,578
    1999 2,722,615 7,977 650 0 2,731,242 0 3,380,592
    2000 2,415,000 4,250 750 0 2,420,000 0 2,540,000
    2001 2,795,006 4,776 1,029 0 2,800,811 0 3,840,061
    2002 2,039,003 5,868 5,029 0 2,049,900 0 3,040,650
    "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: CLIMAX MOLYBDENUM CO.
    Mailing Address: 2598 HWY. 61, FORT MADISON, IA 52627
    Public Contact: KEN VAUGHN
    Phone: (602) 366-8318
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: PHELPS DODGE CORP.
    Latitude: 40.5825
    Longitude: -91.42278
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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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