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Environmental Release Report: RÜTGERS ORGANICS CORP. STATE COLLEGE 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:CHLOROFORM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TETRACHLOROETHYLENE
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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 8,926
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 6,183
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 13,201
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,683
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,505
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 13,201
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 13,951
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 14,206
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 9,426
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 13,956
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 9,028

    *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 27,108 0 0 0 27,108 556,730 NA
    1989 26,103 0 0 0 26,103 496,703 NA
    1990 17,315 0 0 0 17,315 244,205 NA
    1991 13,015 0 0 0 13,015 211,190 224,222
    1992 16,400 0 0 0 16,400 381,410 397,520
    1993 13,941 0 0 0 13,941 579,644 684,705
    1994 835 0 0 0 835 43,578 88,943
    1995 2,879 0 0 0 2,879 486,672 1,688,475
    1996 3,557 0 0 0 3,557 1,300,722 2,341,816
    1997 4,900 0 0 0 4,900 3,419,588 1,772,641
    1998 643 0 0 0 643 2,161,108 2,414,181
    1999 1,775 0 0 0 1,775 1,582,822 2,092,666
    2000 1,275 0 0 0 1,275 1,976,206 2,476,393
    2001 9,350 0 0 0 9,350 2,438,552 3,307,141
    2002 14,956 0 0 0 14,956 2,150,419 4,049,206
    "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: RÜTGERS ORGANICS CORP. STATE COLLEGE PLANT
    Mailing Address: 201 STRUBLE RD., STATE COLLEGE, PA 16801
    Public Contact: RANDALL J. WILTERDINK
    Phone: (814) 231-2424
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: RÜTGERS AG
    Latitude: 40.82361
    Longitude: -77.80833
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Superfund report for this facility
    • 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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