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Environmental Release Report: ALCOA WORLD ALUMINA L.L.C. POINT COMFORT OPS.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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:MERCURY 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 8 2
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,453 7
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,706 9
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,460 9
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 246
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 8 2
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 8 2
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 254 2
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 246
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,706 9
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 8 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 246
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 246
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 246

    *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 6,080,650 1,920,000 2,700,000 0 10,700,650 0 NA
    1989 30,250 0 0 0 30,250 0 NA
    1990 19,605 0 0 0 19,605 0 NA
    1991 10,855 0 0 0 10,855 0 17,124,800
    1992 8,513 0 0 0 8,513 0 16,322,500
    1993 2,086 0 0 0 2,086 0 15,708,530
    1994 458 0 0 0 458 0 4,305,735
    1995 1,046 0 0 0 1,046 0 3,934,784
    1996 961 0 0 0 961 0 3,414,925
    1997 911 0 0 0 911 0 2,568,480
    1998 223 0 0 0 223 0 4,306,580
    1999 162 0 0 0 162 0 4,167,215
    2000 2,235 4 560 0 2,799 373 5,299,021
    2001 1,080 9 148,017 0 149,105 1 7,360,919
    2002 1,706 9 168,210 0 169,925 26 7,342,510
    "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: ALCOA WORLD ALUMINA L.L.C. POINT COMFORT OPS.
    Mailing Address: STATE HWY. 35, POINT COMFORT, TX 77978
    Public Contact: LAUREL CAHILL
    Phone: (361) 987-6500
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: ALCOA INC.
    Latitude: 28.65083
    Longitude: -96.56222
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Superfund report for this facility
    • 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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