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Environmental Release Report: QUANEX MACSTEEL
 
 
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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:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 156 15
    Suspected Carcinogens 66 4
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 156 15
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 143 6
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 13 9
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,450 34
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 208 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 143 6
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,375 6
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 143 6
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,241 9
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 6,538 28
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 75 13

    *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 3,666 1,392 11,475 0 16,533 206,979 NA
    1989 5,150 2,574 21,281 0 29,005 31,225 NA
    1990 9,971 1,321 1,488 0 12,780 3,000 NA
    1991 29,215 5 0 0 29,220 8,139,481 7,882,499
    1992 55,797 25 265 0 56,087 8,873,046 8,891,344
    1993 58,703 20 260 0 58,983 10,797,403 10,419,481
    1994 67,509 20 260 0 67,789 7,740,954 9,731,024
    1995 40,034 108 0 0 40,142 8,617,966 10,940,090
    1996 37,122 113 0 0 37,235 9,355,971 11,862,212
    1997 24,029 113 0 0 24,142 18,753,578 12,095,854
    1998 3,069 116 0 0 3,185 8,961,457 12,128,776
    1999 7,345 128 0 0 7,473 9,253,491 12,213,396
    2000 1,799 23 0 0 1,822 9,515,044 12,711,706
    2001 5,104 18 0 0 5,122 11,934,617 15,165,297
    2002 6,685 34 0 0 6,718 7,634,729 9,545,658
    "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: QUANEX MACSTEEL
    Mailing Address: 5225 PLANTERS RD., FORT SMITH, AR 72903
    Public Contact: WARREN TAFF
    Phone: (479) 648-5544
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: QUANEX CORP.
    Latitude: 35.30417
    Longitude: -94.37147
    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 SEBASTIAN County on:
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