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Environmental Release Report: PFIZER INC. GROTON SITE
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MANGANESE 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 6,200 255
    Suspected Carcinogens 7,709 250
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 17,319 231,510
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,600 5
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 23,450 2,900
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 6,220 260
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 15,350 4,055
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 45,800 2,910
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 50,569 3,865
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 4,250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 49,225 15,415
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 20,214 8,960
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 53,484 15,415
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 44,379 7,160

    *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 763,880 5,092,340 0 0 5,856,220 1,924,365 NA
    1989 725,007 4,197,160 0 0 4,922,167 1,261,023 NA
    1990 579,148 3,411,355 0 0 3,990,503 1,104,850 NA
    1991 494,741 3,422,481 0 0 3,917,222 1,791,182 85,383,194
    1992 625,710 2,698,435 0 0 3,324,145 2,715,779 90,181,030
    1993 864,688 1,884,612 0 0 2,749,300 4,045,210 37,974,982
    1994 973,788 1,892,103 0 0 2,865,891 3,980,618 12,334,045
    1995 805,680 955,705 0 0 1,761,385 5,272,877 11,476,364
    1996 694,065 190,680 0 0 884,745 4,544,983 9,504,033
    1997 462,140 97,220 0 0 559,360 13,272,924 14,861,513
    1998 350,880 251,465 0 0 602,345 5,611,620 9,526,203
    1999 168,775 221,915 0 0 390,690 3,377,045 4,872,232
    2000 42,501 165,275 20 0 207,796 5,487,824 6,586,665
    2001 63,778 282,772 95 0 346,645 10,649,930 13,295,907
    2002 53,486 245,415 117 0 299,017 10,779,305 14,126,304
    "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 .126 0 0 0 .126 0 .13
    2001 .149 0 0 0 .149 0 .149
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: PFIZER INC. GROTON SITE
    Mailing Address: 445 EASTERN POINT RD. MS9077, GROTON, CT 06340
    Public Contact: STEVE LEDERER
    Phone: (860) 732-9783
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: PFIZER INC.
    Latitude: 41.33139
    Longitude: -72.07806
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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 NEW LONDON County on:

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