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Environmental Release Report: MINTEQ/SPECIALTY MINERALS 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:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 52 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 53 2
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 52 2
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 52 2
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 52 2
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 52 2
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 58 2
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 59 2
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 52 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 7
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 59 2
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 53 2

    *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 0 0 250 0 250 3,207 NA
    1989 0 0 77 0 77 690 NA
    1990 48 0 1,489 0 1,537 0 NA
    1991 74 0 0 0 74 800 5,399
    1992 3 0 0 0 3 9,623 12,033
    1993 72 0 0 0 72 11,130 22,332
    1994 70 0 0 0 70 10,890 21,920
    1995 94 0 0 0 94 9,738 9,744
    1996 39 0 0 0 39 6,038 6,077
    1997 49 0 0 0 49 13,778 6,938
    1998 49 0 0 0 49 34,629 34,619
    1999 0 0 0 0 0 4,888 4,888
    2000 0 0 0 0 0 0 NA
    2001 61 0 29 0 90 5,707 5,797
    2002 59 2 58 0 119 10,131 10,262
    "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: MINTEQ/SPECIALTY MINERALS INC.
    Mailing Address: 77 DAISY HILL RD., NORTH CANAAN, CT 06018
    Public Contact: THOMAS E. NYE
    Phone: (860) 824-5435
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: MINERALS TECHS. INC.
    Latitude: 42.0279
    Longitude: -73.31932
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to 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

    Scorecard's report for LITCHFIELD County on:

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