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Environmental Release Report: QUEMETCO INC.
 
 
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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 705 .176
    Suspected Carcinogens 91 .004
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 740 .177
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 705 .176
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 35 0
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 706 .176
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 767 .199
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 740 .177
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 740 .177
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 705 .176
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 117 .026
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 56 .003

    *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 7,128 0 0 0 7,128 307,380 NA
    1989 5,691 0 0 0 5,691 26,310 NA
    1990 510 0 0 0 510 22,111 NA
    1991 391 0 0 0 391 106,798 19,359
    1992 324 0 0 0 324 80,363 62,002
    1993 435 1 0 0 436 395,565 395,587
    1994 1,740 3 0 0 1,743 2,554,386 2,552,458
    1995 2,116 2 0 0 2,118 2,363,297 2,361,297
    1996 2,180 27 0 0 2,207 2,638,560 2,638,000
    1997 1,704 2 0 0 1,706 5,283,432 2,638,000
    1998 1,801 1 0 0 1,802 4,084,367 4,110,000
    1999 754 0 0 0 754 1,225,379 1,217,000
    2000 790 0 0 0 790 1,408,506 1,408,000
    2001 824 0 0 0 824 421,270 417,000
    2002 857 .203 0 0 857 1,904,783 2,008,147
    "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 .233 0 0 0 .233 0 .233
    2001 .245 0 0 0 .245 0 .245
    2002 .255 0 0 0 .255 0 .255
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: QUEMETCO INC.
    Mailing Address: 720 S. 7TH AVE., CITY OF INDUSTRY, CA 91745
    Public Contact: JESSICA REECE
    Phone: (214) 583-0245
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: QUEMETCO WEST LLC.
    Latitude: 34.02504
    Longitude: -117.9826
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    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
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