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Environmental Release Report: SUNOCO INC. (R&M) FRANKFORD 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:FORMALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CUMENE
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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 748
    Suspected Carcinogens .095
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 39,117
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 42,963
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 29
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 719
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 42,964
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 183,395
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 183,861
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 39,419
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 50,097
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 186,578

    *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 2,280,750 1 5 0 2,280,756 3,474,696 NA
    1989 1,764,500 6,100 250 0 1,770,850 2,565,650 NA
    1990 1,610,605 0 0 0 1,610,605 2,984,750 NA
    1991 1,340,270 0 0 0 1,340,270 2,988,194 19,635,930
    1992 1,797,228 0 14,260 0 1,811,488 893,720 31,869,530
    1993 958,254 0 0 0 958,254 1,113,656 30,634,340
    1994 284,676 0 0 0 284,676 471,986 32,259,391
    1995 233,208 0 0 0 233,208 543,572 37,766,604
    1996 168,969 0 0 0 168,969 846,087 42,432,729
    1997 203,167 0 0 0 203,167 1,165,413 44,425,662
    1998 147,699 0 0 0 147,699 3,988,821 55,402,649
    1999 143,569 0 0 0 143,569 1,362,117 54,313,603
    2000 143,770 0 12,813 0 156,583 1,405,872 54,799,161
    2001 158,753 0 446 0 159,199 971,713 158,485,150
    2002 193,458 0 4,635 0 198,093 782,627 164,667,628
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .1806 0 0 0 .1806 0 .1632
    2001 .1687 0 0 0 .1687 0 .1687
    2002 .06838 0 0 0 .06838 0 .06838
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: SUNOCO INC. (R&M) FRANKFORD PLANT
    Mailing Address: MARGARET & BERMUDA STS., PHILADELPHIA, PA 19137
    Public Contact: D. B. LEBOWITZ
    Phone: (215) 533-3000
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: SUNOCO INC.
    Latitude: 40.00626
    Longitude: -75.07124
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    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
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    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

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