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Environmental Release Report: VELSICOL CHEMICAL CORP. CHESTERTOWN FAC.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TOLUENE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Carcinogens .014
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10,580 1
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 10,577 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 10,795 1
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10,580 1
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 10,764 1
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 10,764 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 10,580 1
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 10,798 1
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 10,798 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 8,360 3 0 0 8,363 16,608 NA
    1989 10,975 3 0 0 10,978 9,456 NA
    1990 15,767 3 0 0 15,770 8,061 NA
    1991 15,474 3 0 0 15,477 20,621 1,167,865
    1992 16,607 3 0 0 16,610 34,688 980,639
    1993 17,508 15 0 0 17,523 49,068 1,182,050
    1994 44,368 15 0 0 44,383 17,394 1,689,202
    1995 27,527 10 90 0 27,627 3,803 3,343,476
    1996 24,750 0 69 0 24,819 27,030 2,553,800
    1997 54,760 1 126 0 54,887 55,000 1,441,140
    1998 14,600 0 10 0 14,610 24,250 1,478,380
    1999 15,132 1 0 0 15,133 19,820 1,681,460
    2000 12,357 1 0 0 12,358 3,480 1,815,785
    2001 11,418 0 43 0 11,461 22,057 1,438,728
    2002 10,798 1 0 0 10,799 21,056 1,489,324
    "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: VELSICOL CHEMICAL CORP. CHESTERTOWN FAC.
    Mailing Address: 10380 WORTON RD., CHESTERTOWN, MD 21678
    Public Contact: MICHAEL C. KRAUS
    Phone: (410) 778-1991
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: VELSICOL CHEMICAL CORP.
    Latitude: 39.25672
    Longitude: -76.0822
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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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