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Environmental Release Report: KANEKA DELAWARE CORP.
 
 
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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:VINYL CHLORIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:VINYL CHLORIDE
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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 36,337 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 36,337 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 36,337 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 322
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 36,659 1
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 322
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 36,337 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 36,337 1
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 36,659 1
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 36,659 1

    *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 40,067 251 0 0 40,318 2,750 NA
    1989 49,472 501 0 0 49,973 2,415 NA
    1990 37,789 12 0 0 37,801 3,380 NA
    1991 34,420 6 0 0 34,426 125 379,400
    1992 31,810 1,001 0 0 32,811 5 383,140
    1993 31,330 1,101 0 0 32,431 100 373,385
    1994 28,950 1,001 0 0 29,951 51 286,200
    1995 39,290 931 0 0 40,221 12 306,010
    1996 44,730 301 0 0 45,031 3 364,700
    1997 38,100 201 0 0 38,301 10 385,100
    1998 24,081 1 0 0 24,082 2 400,022
    1999 27,136 1 0 0 27,137 3 456,043
    2000 35,449 1 0 0 35,450 115 493,557
    2001 32,428 1 0 0 32,429 3 315,288
    2002 36,659 1 0 0 36,660 0 300,713
    "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: KANEKA DELAWARE CORP.
    Mailing Address: 1685 RIVER RD., DELAWARE CITY, DE 19706
    Public Contact: GLENN F. DAVIS
    Phone: (302) 836-2100
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: KANEKA PLASTICS CORP.
    Latitude: 39.5987
    Longitude: -75.6255
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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

    Scorecard's report for NEW CASTLE County on:

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