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Environmental Release Report: ROCKWOOD PIGMENTS N.A. 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
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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 10
    Suspected Carcinogens 5 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 260 265
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5 15
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 10
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 500 15
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 500 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 760 260
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 15 255

    *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 5,192 3,171 0 0 8,363 15,324 NA
    1989 3,241 350 0 0 3,591 9,763 NA
    1990 2,008 337 0 0 2,345 62,952 NA
    1991 3,265 760 0 0 4,025 25,760 27,963
    1992 3,265 510 0 0 3,775 48,560 54,648
    1993 1,515 760 0 0 2,275 31,830 37,208
    1994 1,270 760 0 500 2,530 23,005 29,022
    1995 1,025 760 0 0 1,785 26,410 32,305
    1996 1,515 760 0 0 2,275 13,647 19,470
    1997 1,270 760 0 0 2,030 66,109 38,951
    1998 1,010 505 0 0 1,515 10,805 10,715
    1999 770 760 0 0 1,530 17,650 22,507
    2000 770 760 0 0 1,530 16,752 22,068
    2001 770 520 0 0 1,290 10,415 3,258
    2002 770 520 0 0 1,290 20,257 43,880
    "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: ROCKWOOD PIGMENTS N.A. INC.
    Mailing Address: 7011 MUIRKIRK RD., BELTSVILLE, MD 20705
    Public Contact: HARRY REID
    Phone: (301) 210-9457
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: ROCKWOOD PIGMENTS N.A. INC.
    Latitude: 39.06083
    Longitude: -76.88694
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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

    Scorecard's report for PRINCE GEORGE'S County on:

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