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Environmental Release Report: ENCORE WIRE LTD.
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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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    *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 COMPOUNDS
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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 63 28
    Suspected Carcinogens 29
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7,097 50
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 63 28
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 7,034 22
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 113 29
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7,097 50
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 7,097 50
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 63 28
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 63 28
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 7,034 22
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 7,113 23
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 29

    *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
    1996 13,750 0 0 0 13,750 6,760,892 6,750,580
    1997 19,790 0 0 0 19,790 18,202,630 9,068,097
    1998 2,814 250 0 0 3,064 2,215,485 8,823,798
    1999 4,818 250 0 0 5,068 414,211 14,413,170
    2000 5,290 500 0 0 5,790 1,696,427 22,653,900
    2001 4,651 1,604 0 0 6,255 2,441,320 15,943,918
    2002 7,176 51 0 0 7,227 1,265,087 17,920,652
    "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: ENCORE WIRE LTD.
    Mailing Address: 1410 MILLWOOD RD., MC KINNEY, TX 75069
    Public Contact: KEN KNUTH
    Phone: (972) 562-9473
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: ENCORE WIRE CORP.
    Latitude: 33.18167
    Longitude: -96.60528
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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 COLLIN County on:

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