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Environmental Release Report: LONZA GROUP INC.
 
 
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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:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:EPICHLOROHYDRIN
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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 2,166
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10,235
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 346
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,172
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10,235
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 12,055
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 12,061
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 346
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,071
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 12,061
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 12,061

    *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 28,937 0 0 0 28,937 21,779 NA
    1989 28,261 29 0 0 28,290 16,578 NA
    1990 26,542 0 0 0 26,542 5,391 NA
    1991 34,640 0 0 0 34,640 6,538 35,867
    1992 46,438 0 0 0 46,438 14,615 62,534
    1993 51,511 0 0 0 51,511 9,583 62,721
    1994 35,256 0 0 0 35,256 8,508 45,504
    1995 40,030 0 0 0 40,030 23,166 65,220
    1996 8,757 0 0 0 8,757 14,663 24,045
    1997 4,995 0 0 0 4,995 18,776 24,516
    1998 12,595 0 0 0 12,595 32,198 45,690
    1999 11,484 0 0 0 11,484 0 12,278
    2000 10,911 0 0 0 10,911 0 11,702
    2001 10,989 0 0 0 10,989 0 12,020
    2002 12,062 0 0 0 12,062 0 12,946
    "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: LONZA GROUP INC.
    Mailing Address: 3500 TRENTON AVE., WILLIAMSPORT, PA 17701
    Public Contact: RONALD V. DEFEO
    Phone: (570) 321-3917
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: LONZA INC.
    Latitude: 41.23087
    Longitude: -77.08074
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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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