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Environmental Release Report: PACIFIC STEEL CASTING CO.
 
 
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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
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MANGANESE
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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 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 260
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 260
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 265
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 510
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 510
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 515
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 515
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 265

    *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 203,774 0 0 0 203,774 52,120 NA
    1989 169,727 0 0 0 169,727 133,246 NA
    1990 158,588 0 0 0 158,588 53,601 NA
    1991 130,764 0 0 0 130,764 21,100 596,000
    1992 112,107 0 0 0 112,107 29,859 491,100
    1993 72,558 0 0 0 72,558 32,940 444,030
    1994 86,504 0 0 0 86,504 28,240 116,350
    1995 6,510 0 0 0 6,510 33,850 557,560
    1996 1,005 0 0 0 1,005 30,150 497,960
    1997 1,005 0 0 0 1,005 105,300 711,600
    1998 270 0 0 0 270 66,550 603,000
    1999 10 0 0 0 10 25,950 319,610
    2000 270 0 0 0 270 33,750 418,470
    2001 255 0 0 0 255 68,800 397,550
    2002 515 0 0 0 515 2,800 366,890
    "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: PACIFIC STEEL CASTING CO.
    Mailing Address: 1333 2ND ST., BERKELEY, CA 94710
    Public Contact: JOE EMMERICHS
    Phone: (510) 525-9200
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 37.87797
    Longitude: -122.30481
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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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