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Environmental Release Report: WATSON STANDARD CO. HARWICK PLANT
 
 
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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 314
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,090
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10,441
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 848
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10,127
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 11,336
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 13,412
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 8,805
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 13,412
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,379

    *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 10,000 0 0 0 10,000 0 NA
    1989 16,500 0 0 0 16,500 500 NA
    1990 13,850 0 0 0 13,850 750 NA
    1991 13,550 0 0 0 13,550 127,726 138,580
    1992 9,679 0 0 0 9,679 19,534 48,958
    1993 22,249 0 0 0 22,249 13,114 48,477
    1994 3,728 0 0 0 3,728 35,367 39,101
    1995 3,230 0 0 0 3,230 35,104 38,333
    1996 6,372 0 0 0 6,372 37,771 48,069
    1997 6,911 0 0 0 6,911 103,978 58,865
    1998 5,040 0 0 0 5,040 55,617 60,656
    1999 5,541 0 0 0 5,541 59,688 65,230
    2000 4,444 0 0 0 4,444 48,396 52,840
    2001 3,835 0 0 0 3,835 53,745 57,580
    2002 13,412 0 0 0 13,412 82,554 95,966
    "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: WATSON STANDARD CO. HARWICK PLANT
    Mailing Address: 616 HITE RD., HARWICK, PA 15049
    Public Contact: JOHN P. KOCH
    Phone: (724) 275-1000
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: WATSON INDS. INC.
    Latitude: 40.55489
    Longitude: -79.8104
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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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