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Environmental Release Report: NATIONAL STARCH & CHEMICAL 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:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    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 1,136
    Suspected Carcinogens 29
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 225
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 225
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 940
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,136
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 196
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,136
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,165
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 196
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 940
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 940
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 940

    *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 3,084 0 0 0 3,084 0 NA
    1989 1,981 0 0 0 1,981 0 NA
    1990 2,342 0 0 0 2,342 0 NA
    1991 1,519 0 0 0 1,519 0 1,518
    1992 45 0 0 0 45 0 49
    1993 1,042 0 0 0 1,042 0 1,042
    1994 1,561 0 0 0 1,561 0 1,561
    1995 1,615 0 0 0 1,615 0 1,613
    1996 850 0 0 0 850 0 848
    1997 839 0 0 0 839 0 839
    1998 886 0 0 0 886 0 886
    1999 977 57,000 10 0 57,987 0 57,975
    2000 1,116 0 0 0 1,116 0 1,114
    2001 2,140 0 0 0 2,140 0 1,391
    2002 1,165 0 0 0 1,165 0 1,164
    "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: NATIONAL STARCH & CHEMICAL CO.
    Mailing Address: 1098 CRYSTAL RD., ISLAND FALLS, ME 04747
    Public Contact: SPENCER CARR
    Phone: (207) 463-2287
    SIC Code: 20 Food And Kindred Products
    2002 Parent Company: NATIONAL STARCH & CHEMICAL CO.
    Latitude: 46.00925
    Longitude: -68.27159
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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 AROOSTOOK County on:

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