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Environmental Release Report: NUCOR STEEL ARKANSAS
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank facilities in ARKANSAS or in MISSISSIPPI County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to noncancer risk

    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 386 7
    Suspected Carcinogens 258 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 639 757
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 384 2
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 16,989 17
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,141 762
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,659 752
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 3,028
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,137 2,875
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 381 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,508 2,128
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 18,616 2,893
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,538 760

    *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
    1997 23,965 255 0 0 24,220 37,723,608 22,084,160
    1998 17,420 1,260 0 0 18,680 13,956,050 16,607,577
    1999 13,325 16,675 0 0 30,000 20,763,095 22,500,100
    2000 22,800 4,217 0 0 27,017 24,578,162 26,831,230
    2001 8,660 2,923 750 0 12,332 19,086,114 19,681,085
    2002 19,000 2,895 0 0 21,895 21,494,395 22,129,306
    "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: NUCOR STEEL ARKANSAS
    Mailing Address: 7301 E. COUNTY RD. 142, BLYTHEVILLE, AR 72315
    Public Contact: SAMUEL COMMELLA
    Phone: (870) 762-2100
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NUCOR CORP.
    Latitude: 35.94444
    Longitude: -89.71667
    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

    Information about whether this facility is in compliance with applicable environmental laws is available from EPA's Sector Facility Indexing Project:

    Scorecard's report for MISSISSIPPI County on:
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