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Environmental Release Report: ISP FREETOWN FINE CHEMICALS 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:DICHLOROMETHANE
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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 2,774
    Suspected Carcinogens 45
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,964
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,190
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,615
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,774
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,190
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 6,579
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 6,579
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 6,624
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3,964
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 6,624
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,850

    *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 242,780 0 0 0 242,780 360,450 NA
    1989 188,366 0 0 0 188,366 599,844 NA
    1990 357,716 0 0 0 357,716 275,986 NA
    1991 11,531 0 0 0 11,531 298,202 562,568
    1992 198,875 0 5 0 198,880 550,759 1,297,354
    1993 187,066 3 0 0 187,069 649,415 1,060,563
    1994 13,283 0 0 0 13,283 597,190 666,721
    1995 17,622 2 0 0 17,624 807,432 822,035
    1996 26,835 0 0 0 26,835 923,285 958,147
    1997 12,371 0 0 0 12,371 803,680 413,664
    1998 10,205 0 0 0 10,205 478,187 488,220
    1999 11,951 0 0 0 11,951 830,752 843,296
    2000 14,257 0 0 0 14,257 2,111,083 2,125,351
    2001 7,768 0 0 0 7,768 547,322 555,089
    2002 6,624 0 0 0 6,624 239,944 246,564
    "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: ISP FREETOWN FINE CHEMICALS INC.
    Mailing Address: 238 S. MAIN ST., ASSONET, MA 02702
    Public Contact: ERIC MORIN
    Phone: (508) 235-7131
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: ISP CHEMICALS INC.
    Latitude: 41.78779
    Longitude: -71.07556
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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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