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Environmental Release Report: GREAT LAKES CHEMICAL CORP.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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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:HYDROCHLORIC ACID
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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 Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 13,700 510
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 8,900 255
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 505 250
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 9,200 255
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 13,989 1,835
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 505 250
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 13,784 1,590
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 8,984 1,335
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 14,339 2,090
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,659 1,590

    *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 39,385 1,750 0 0 41,135 186,150 NA
    1989 36,299 1,500 0 0 37,799 383,906 NA
    1990 36,340 20,706 0 0 57,046 130,697 NA
    1991 39,260 16,760 0 0 56,020 226,080 1,597,600
    1992 31,870 10,060 0 0 41,930 219,800 1,467,720
    1993 37,266 11,805 0 0 49,071 305,501 1,584,018
    1994 35,533 1,800 0 0 37,333 309,219 1,484,308
    1995 35,961 2,805 0 0 38,766 124,670 1,053,890
    1996 34,193 2,805 0 0 36,998 325,603 1,224,698
    1997 33,485 2,405 0 0 35,890 237,402 839,925
    1998 34,635 2,445 0 0 37,080 155,860 841,503
    1999 33,944 2,445 0 0 36,389 147,751 821,207
    2000 37,265 2,445 0 0 39,710 263,490 879,080
    2001 35,174 2,208 0 0 37,382 517,805 1,078,511
    2002 14,339 2,090 0 0 16,429 772,138 874,478
    "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: GREAT LAKES CHEMICAL CORP.
    Mailing Address: 200 PICKENS RD., NITRO, WV 25143
    Public Contact: MICHAEL KENNA
    Phone: (765) 497-6187
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: GREAT LAKES CHEMICAL CORP.
    Latitude: 38.43639
    Longitude: -81.84889
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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 PUTNAM County on:

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