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Environmental Release Report: ELEMENTIS SPECIALTIES
 
 
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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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE
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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 1,500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 13,000
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 12,000
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,500
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,269
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 12,000
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 12,500
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 13,000
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 12,000
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 13,000
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 7,269

    *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 4,000 0 0 0 4,000 51,350 NA
    1989 3,500 0 0 0 3,500 91,886 NA
    1990 17,143 0 0 0 17,143 44,845 NA
    1991 16,900 0 0 0 16,900 45,205 102,650
    1992 15,400 0 0 0 15,400 22,600 107,900
    1993 27,500 0 0 0 27,500 47,000 143,160
    1994 27,500 0 0 0 27,500 50,100 163,060
    1995 33,000 0 0 0 33,000 92,200 182,570
    1996 25,500 0 0 0 25,500 104,650 137,840
    1997 27,000 0 0 0 27,000 216,080 244,890
    1998 24,500 0 0 0 24,500 133,294 254,574
    1999 24,700 0 0 0 24,700 276,800 400,550
    2000 24,700 0 0 0 24,700 226,390 350,190
    2001 5,156 0 0 0 5,156 51,585 63,031
    2002 13,000 0 0 0 13,000 86,612 338,653
    "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: ELEMENTIS SPECIALTIES
    Mailing Address: 400 CLAREMONT AVE., JERSEY CITY, NJ 07304
    Public Contact: GLENN BURCHETT
    Phone: (201) 395-5136
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 40.7155
    Longitude: -74.08931
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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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