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Environmental Release Report: OLIN CORP. SOMERS THIN STRIP
 
 
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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
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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 115,786 17
    Suspected Carcinogens 9
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 115,786 27
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants .180
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 27
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 115,786 .180
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 26
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 115,786 36
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 115,786 19
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 115,786 17
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants .180
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 115,786 36
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 115,786 36
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 26

    *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 157,610 20 0 0 157,630 11,108 NA
    1989 136,349 27 0 0 136,376 5,802 NA
    1990 209,482 40 0 0 209,522 6,961 NA
    1991 174,580 44 0 0 174,624 4,504 289,708
    1992 156,320 51 0 0 156,371 6,320 321,326
    1993 189,023 39 0 0 189,062 10,774 352,770
    1994 234,131 25 0 0 234,156 15,541 364,453
    1995 191,837 19 0 0 191,856 8,427 209,478
    1996 151,030 19 0 0 151,049 11,512 175,532
    1997 188,005 32 0 0 188,037 39,352 216,622
    1998 177,000 57 0 0 177,057 26,195 211,744
    1999 219,000 52 0 0 219,052 22,942 241,956
    2000 197,000 56 0 0 197,056 23,428 220,417
    2001 152,400 30 0 0 152,430 26,034 178,464
    2002 115,786 36 0 0 115,822 29,399 144,130
    "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: OLIN CORP. SOMERS THIN STRIP
    Mailing Address: 215 PIEDMONT ST., WATERBURY, CT 06706
    Public Contact: PATRICK G. KELLY
    Phone: (203) 597-5066
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: OLIN CORP.
    Latitude: 41.53639
    Longitude: -73.03333
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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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