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Environmental Release Report: PRESTOLITE WIRE CORP. PARAGOULD 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 10
    Suspected Carcinogens 31
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 15
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 29
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 15
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 15
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 10
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 54
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 31

    *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
    1990 2,600 0 0 0 2,600 14,877 NA
    1991 75,886 0 0 0 75,886 12,251 90,657
    1992 77,250 15 0 0 77,265 1,344,515 1,422,630
    1993 77,250 15 0 0 77,265 1,022,420 1,171,710
    1994 46,800 15 0 0 46,815 1,777,635 1,859,550
    1995 3,205 0 0 0 3,205 1,252,750 1,254,200
    1996 26,950 5 0 0 26,955 1,507,617 1,534,610
    1997 20,700 260 0 0 20,960 3,025,510 1,532,530
    1998 0 505 0 0 505 1,418,170 1,411,865
    1999 5,800 260 0 0 6,060 1,324,070 1,329,257
    2000 0 755 0 0 755 1,620,542 3,849,362
    2001 0 514 0 0 514 1,117,696 1,117,518
    2002 0 64 0 0 64 2,397,994 2,398,062
    "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: PRESTOLITE WIRE CORP. PARAGOULD PLANT
    Mailing Address: 1 PRESTOLITE DR., PARAGOULD, AR 72450
    Public Contact: GAVIN FORD
    Phone: (870) 239-6100
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: PRESTOLITE WIRE CORP.
    Latitude: 36.05914
    Longitude: -90.55887
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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

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