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Environmental Release Report: NUCOR-YAMATO STEEL 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
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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 1,451 3
    Suspected Carcinogens 395
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,596 3
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,596 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 33
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 17,937 17
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,972 3
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,418 3
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,625 3
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,418 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,062
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 18,885 14
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 217

    *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
    1991 31,239 11 0 0 31,250 4,407,293 8,039,791
    1992 21,998 3 0 0 22,001 2,675,878 9,141,342
    1993 16,737 0 0 0 16,737 5,288,146 11,103,126
    1994 246,407 0 0 0 246,407 11,403,217 12,983,323
    1995 79,794 5 0 0 79,799 14,912,238 24,761,693
    1996 30,584 0 0 0 30,584 16,726,865 8,341,329
    1997 15,930 2 0 0 15,932 36,714,216 18,373,031
    1998 18,760 5 0 0 18,765 12,059,101 12,201,860
    1999 16,282 21 0 0 16,303 12,778,732 14,959,828
    2000 17,755 10 0 0 17,765 18,356,310 17,373,033
    2001 35,480 36 0 0 35,516 19,802,588 16,288,379
    2002 20,481 17 0 0 20,498 16,340,718 16,361,216
    "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-YAMATO STEEL CO.
    Mailing Address: 5929 E. STATE HWY.18, BLYTHEVILLE, AR 72316
    Public Contact: KEITH PREVOST
    Phone: (870) 762-5500
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NUCOR CORP.
    Latitude: 35.90111
    Longitude: -89.77639
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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:

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