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Environmental Release Report: FMC CORP. TONAWANDA PLANT
 
 
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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):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 2
    Suspected Carcinogens .100
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 14,002 1,100
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 14,003 1,100
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 14,000 1,100
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 14,000 1,100
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 18,000 1,100

    *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 7,916 124,270 0 0 132,186 27,550 NA
    1989 9,751 123,834 0 0 133,585 26,700 NA
    1990 10,695 17,006 0 0 27,701 2,319 NA
    1991 18,071 22,980 0 0 41,051 0 93,321
    1992 7,690 28,145 0 0 35,835 1,400 75,414
    1993 7,144 32,462 0 0 39,606 37,270 147,473
    1994 10,041 24,290 0 0 34,331 2,628 134,530
    1995 9,700 3,400 0 0 13,100 10,300 28,500
    1996 11,900 1,900 0 0 13,800 7,300 21,200
    1997 17,800 2,100 0 0 19,900 1,840 27,500
    1998 21,210 1,600 0 0 22,810 150 22,650
    1999 18,500 1,700 0 0 20,200 840 20,840
    2000 18,400 2,100 0 0 20,500 0 20,907
    2001 17,802 1,700 0 0 19,502 16 19,780
    2002 18,003 1,100 0 0 19,103 10 19,383
    "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: FMC CORP. TONAWANDA PLANT
    Mailing Address: 35 SAWYER AVE., TONAWANDA, NY 14150
    Public Contact: DARYL J. LARGIS
    Phone: (716) 879-0401
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: FMC CORP.
    Latitude: 42.97314
    Longitude: -78.92628
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • 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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