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Environmental Release Report: GENERAL CABLE CORP.
 
 
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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 .312 .116
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,812 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants .299 .116
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,812 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants .299 .116
    Suspected Immunotoxicants .299 .116
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,812 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,812 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants .299 .116
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .299 .116
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3,812 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,812 5
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants .299 .116

    *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 124,000 0 0 0 124,000 13,067 NA
    1989 24,000 0 0 0 24,000 37,350 NA
    1990 8,030 0 0 0 8,030 27,600 NA
    1991 8,345 0 0 0 8,345 24,409 24,409
    1992 7,472 0 0 0 7,472 21,858 21,858
    1993 8,488 0 0 0 8,488 24,136 8,746,836
    1994 8,819 0 0 0 8,819 856,554 10,119,162
    1995 9,341 0 0 0 9,341 822,879 14,202,630
    1996 9,454 0 0 0 9,454 522,969 13,718,689
    1997 8,956 0 0 0 8,956 2,293,322 13,829,955
    1998 8,950 5 0 0 8,955 1,518,764 14,903,514
    1999 8,828 5 0 0 8,833 1,640,339 12,816,088
    2000 4,755 5 5,774 0 10,534 832,839 13,509,465
    2001 4,542 5 0 0 4,547 912,514 16,085,645
    2002 3,812 5 0 0 3,817 1,057,306 10,775,580
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 6.65 0 0 0 6.65 0 6.65
    2001 6.55 0 0 0 6.55 0 6.55
    2002 5.92 0 0 0 5.92 0 5.92
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: GENERAL CABLE CORP.
    Mailing Address: 900 AVE. F, PLANO, TX 75074
    Public Contact: JAMES GRIER
    Phone: (942) 516-4429
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: GENERAL CABLE INDS. INC.
    Latitude: 33.01297
    Longitude: -96.70292
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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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