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Environmental Release Report: GRANITE CITY STEEL
 
 
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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 23,445 1,125
    Suspected Carcinogens 6,472 265
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 33,121 157,712
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 23,790 248
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 40,206 6,604
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 20,670 863
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 65,766 3,143
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 44,482 7,363
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 86,455 12,868
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 4,300
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 97,671 18,552
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 21,656 243
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 30,826 12,302
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 146,701 20,586
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 86,166 8,967

    *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 1,323,541 114,638 3,627,195 0 5,065,374 0 NA
    1989 1,291,000 106,484 4,655,113 0 6,052,597 870 NA
    1990 1,098,156 85,650 3,845,205 0 5,029,011 51,090 NA
    1991 888,616 63,540 3,574,880 0 4,527,036 62,607 11,842,509
    1992 619,531 59,853 3,826,012 0 4,505,396 26,200 12,312,755
    1993 380,242 84,312 4,691,594 0 5,156,148 10,935 11,162,716
    1994 388,972 70,467 4,607,064 0 5,066,503 72,840 10,449,743
    1995 206,358 22,034 5,153,358 0 5,381,750 0 7,193,530
    1996 267,621 20,123 5,718,398 0 6,006,142 2,549 8,093,088
    1997 235,424 19,072 5,883,751 0 6,138,247 2,962 8,331,086
    1998 191,216 17,323 5,763,304 0 5,971,843 4,949 7,866,302
    1999 208,180 163,090 5,402,885 0 5,774,155 12 11,561,210
    2000 196,394 157,430 5,520,230 0 5,874,054 751 13,841,054
    2001 150,260 170,951 5,458,858 0 5,780,070 21 10,989,546
    2002 148,872 170,833 4,379,426 0 4,699,131 561 10,496,943
    "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: GRANITE CITY STEEL
    Mailing Address: 20TH & STATE STS., GRANITE CITY, IL 62040
    Public Contact: MIKE DIXON
    Phone: (412) 433-6860
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NATIONAL STEEL CORP.
    Latitude: 38.70074
    Longitude: -90.14764
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    • 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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