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Environmental Release Report: LEHIGH SOUTHWEST CEMENT CO.
 
 
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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):
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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 COMPOUNDS
    List chemicals contributing to cancer risk
    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 16 251
    Suspected Carcinogens 121 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 131 251
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 118 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 13 250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 29,433 506
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 9 6
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 29,363 1
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 29,360
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 118 1
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 13 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 29,430 505
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 29,379 255

    *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
    1994 500 5 0 0 505 0 147
    1995 500 5 0 0 505 0 177
    1996 500 5 0 0 505 0 147
    1998 1,250 0 0 0 1,250 0 5,667
    1999 6,000 0 0 0 6,000 1 5,740
    2000 81,287 0 0 0 81,287 19,100 100,388
    2001 79,624 15 0 0 79,639 6,415 86,053
    2002 29,548 506 0 0 30,054 27,173 56,978
    "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 .159 0 0 0 .159 0 .159
    2001 .1554 0 0 0 .1554 0 .1554
    2002 .1746 0 0 0 .1746 0 .1746
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: LEHIGH SOUTHWEST CEMENT CO.
    Mailing Address: 15390 WONDERLAND BLVD., REDDING, CA 96003
    Public Contact: MICHAEL MEINEN
    Phone: (530) 275-1581
    SIC Code: 32 Stone, Clay, And Glass Products
    2002 Parent Company: LEHIGH PORTLAND CEMENT CO.
    Latitude: 40.73419
    Longitude: -122.32035
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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 SHASTA County on:

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