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Environmental Release Report: SOUTHWIRE CO. ARKANSAS 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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 5 8
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5 8
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5 8
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5 8
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3

    *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 6,638 0 0 0 6,638 50 NA
    1989 6,735 7 0 0 6,742 14,370 NA
    1990 8,535 10 0 0 8,545 17,170 NA
    1991 7,215 8 0 0 7,223 7,035 14,253
    1992 7,235 6 0 0 7,241 16,893 24,117
    1993 1,735 7 0 0 1,742 20,240 21,987
    1994 1,116 5 0 0 1,121 20,050 84,249
    1995 314 7 0 0 321 9,867 10,128
    1996 20 7 0 0 27 9,077 8,543
    1997 20 9 0 0 29 37,093 17,683
    1998 5 3 0 0 8 58 66
    1999 15 79 0 0 94 21,486 26,615
    2000 15 77 0 0 92 14,701 14,440
    2001 15 12 0 0 27 9,145 9,154
    2002 5 8 0 0 13 42 55
    "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: SOUTHWIRE CO. ARKANSAS PLANT
    Mailing Address: 1400 SOUTHWIRE DR., OSCEOLA, AR 72370
    Public Contact: GARY LEFTWICH
    Phone: (770) 832-4884
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: SOUTHWIRE CO.
    Latitude: 35.6748
    Longitude: -90.00597
    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

    Scorecard's report for MISSISSIPPI County on:

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