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Environmental Release Report: FMC BIOPOLYMER
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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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 Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Carcinogens .100
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants .100
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants .100
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants .100
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 179
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 179

    *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 21,851 0 0 0 21,851 0 NA
    1989 20,442 0 0 0 20,442 0 NA
    1990 18,860 0 0 0 18,860 0 NA
    1991 18,249 5 0 0 18,254 0 88,955
    1992 18,152 0 0 0 18,152 0 104,132
    1993 15,566 0 0 0 15,566 0 99,789
    1994 20,665 293 0 0 20,958 0 173,865
    1995 16,811 290 0 0 17,101 5 101,911
    1996 14,160 0 0 0 14,160 5 201,170
    1997 15,619 0 0 0 15,619 0 156,119
    1998 135 0 0 0 135 0 117,210
    1999 165 0 0 0 165 140,800 284,083
    2000 188 0 0 0 188 160,223 323,221
    2001 160 0 0 0 160 136,570 275,504
    2002 179 0 0 0 179 152,952 308,552
    "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 .054 0 0 0 .054 .09 .14
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: FMC BIOPOLYMER
    Mailing Address: CROCKETTS POINT, ROCKLAND, ME 04841
    Public Contact: JOHN MCGUIRE
    Phone: (207) 226-3219
    SIC Code: 20 Food And Kindred Products
    2002 Parent Company: FMC CORP.
    Latitude: 44.13354
    Longitude: -69.12497
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • 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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