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Environmental Release Report: VULCAN MATERIALS CO. PORT EDWARDS PLANT
 
 
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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
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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 .012 8
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,082 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,857 42
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,082 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 65 8
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,775 39
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,840 39
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 72
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,857 42
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .012 8
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,847 32
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,847 32

    *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 3,064 355 750 0 4,169 0 NA
    1989 2,549 1,250 250 0 4,049 0 NA
    1990 2,609 1,078 5 0 3,692 0 NA
    1991 2,874 245 5 0 3,124 0 572,376
    1992 2,341 261 5 0 2,607 0 517,960
    1993 2,186 150 0 0 2,336 0 516,546
    1994 2,229 3 0 0 2,232 0 513,456
    1995 3,284 3 0 0 3,287 510 509,180
    1996 3,197 4 0 0 3,201 98 543,364
    1997 2,810 0 0 0 2,810 58,600 572,816
    1998 2,116 0 0 0 2,116 0 534,140
    1999 2,293 113 0 0 2,406 0 539,529
    2000 3,381 2 197 0 3,580 197 526,949
    2001 3,099 10 0 0 3,109 245 565,913
    2002 2,929 42 0 0 2,970 0 783,500
    "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: VULCAN MATERIALS CO. PORT EDWARDS PLANT
    Mailing Address: STATE HWY. 73 S., PORT EDWARDS, WI 54469
    Public Contact: STEVE HIEGER
    Phone: (715) 887-4565
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: VULCAN MATERIALS CO.
    Latitude: 44.3477
    Longitude: -89.865
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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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