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Environmental Release Report: BORREGAARD SYNTHESIS 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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:1,2-DICHLOROETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2-DICHLOROETHANE
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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 1,127
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,236
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 361
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,580
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 423
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 384
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,364
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,387
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,748
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,387
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3,236
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,639
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,964

    *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
    1990 1,500 0 0 0 1,500 25,000 NA
    1991 4,998 0 0 0 4,998 17,985 27,260
    1992 9,753 0 0 0 9,753 6,045 324,558
    1993 9,253 0 0 0 9,253 3,050 337,650
    1994 4,523 0 0 0 4,523 163,319 181,500
    1995 9,291 0 0 0 9,291 328,100 426,236
    1996 11,824 0 0 0 11,824 307,559 409,060
    1997 10,981 0 0 0 10,981 731,822 419,172
    1998 10,569 0 0 0 10,569 311,956 331,226
    1999 10,784 0 0 0 10,784 276,529 334,116
    2000 8,287 0 0 0 8,287 399,354 497,693
    2001 4,454 0 0 0 4,454 420,687 492,868
    2002 3,387 0 0 0 3,387 333,262 396,679
    "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: BORREGAARD SYNTHESIS INC.
    Mailing Address: 9 OPPORTUNITY WAY, NEWBURYPORT, MA 01950
    Public Contact: WILLIAM J. ANDERSON
    Phone: (978) 463-4802
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: ORKLA USA
    Latitude: 42.80254
    Longitude: -70.89405
    This facility has posted a comment on the information presented in Scorecard.
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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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