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Environmental Release Report: AMERADA HESS CORP. PORTREADING REFY.
 
 
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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:BENZENE
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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 3,801 506
    Suspected Carcinogens 47,571
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 18,833 4,918
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,067
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 17,440 526
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,579
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 13,913 506
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 65,280 20
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 86,265 1,161
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 59,180
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 97,200 1,161
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,806
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 39,384 1,667
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 157,960 1,667
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 145,554 1,667

    *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 97,830 3,000 722,171 0 823,001 1,191,500 NA
    1989 50,610 1,275 991 0 52,876 1,447 NA
    1990 54,419 1,189 5,170 0 60,778 3,860 NA
    1991 75,503 1,115 3,488 0 80,106 28,026,081 28,101,490
    1992 97,299 2,491 1,958 0 101,748 37,691,029 38,102,946
    1993 138,558 8,288 1,642 0 148,488 24,697,506 25,178,312
    1994 122,708 12,399 1,086 0 136,193 18,790 165,258
    1995 478,497 14,014 1,169 0 493,680 56,998 1,727,422
    1996 110,655 101,033 3,571 0 215,259 9,345 296,308
    1997 124,799 80,753 5,401 0 210,953 8,324 1,182,899
    1998 143,811 8,237 1,679 0 153,727 10,823 1,275,317
    1999 62,845 5,350 1,679 0 69,874 4,592 1,532,087
    2000 48,377 3,064 2,951 0 54,392 15,036 1,636,121
    2001 97,290 3,392 3,867 0 104,549 4,797 1,224,927
    2002 158,046 6,059 5,407 0 169,512 8,344 1,664,151
    "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: AMERADA HESS CORP. PORTREADING REFY.
    Mailing Address: 750 CLIFF RD., PORT READING, NJ 07077
    Public Contact: PAUL BUCKNAM
    Phone: (732) 750-7838
    SIC Code: 29 Petroleum And Coal Products
    2002 Parent Company: AMERADA HESS CORP.
    Latitude: 40.56784
    Longitude: -74.24978
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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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