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Environmental Release Report: SUN CHEMICAL CORP.NEWARK PLANT
 
 
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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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    Total environmental releases:
    Noncancer 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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:METHANOL
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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 Developmental Toxicants 70,000
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 70,000
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 70,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 70,000
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 70,000
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 70,000

    *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 79,000 0 0 0 79,000 4,900,000 NA
    1989 61,250 0 0 0 61,250 7,300,250 NA
    1990 48,805 0 0 0 48,805 4,500,000 NA
    1991 49,755 0 0 0 49,755 3,400,000 10,042,000
    1992 48,500 0 0 0 48,500 4,000,000 12,442,000
    1993 34,010 0 0 0 34,010 4,000,000 12,976,010
    1994 95,510 0 0 0 95,510 3,000,000 16,038,010
    1995 108,810 0 0 0 108,810 3,000,005 17,462,015
    1996 43,610 0 0 0 43,610 3,000,000 16,187,010
    1997 253,010 0 0 0 253,010 3,100,000 19,692,010
    1998 77,010 0 0 0 77,010 1,400,000 18,177,010
    1999 68,000 0 0 0 68,000 1,400,000 9,968,000
    2000 70,000 0 0 0 70,000 1,400,000 9,990,000
    2001 76,000 0 0 0 76,000 3,000,000 11,636,000
    2002 70,000 0 0 0 70,000 2,100,000 11,530,000
    "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: SUN CHEMICAL CORP.NEWARK PLANT
    Mailing Address: 185 FOUNDRY ST., NEWARK, NJ 07105
    Public Contact: MATT FREESTONE
    Phone: (973) 344-4879
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: DIC AMERICAS INC.
    Latitude: 40.72841
    Longitude: -74.13282
    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 ESSEX County on:

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