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Environmental Release Report: BAYER 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:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:PROPYLENE OXIDE
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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 2,642
    Suspected Carcinogens 24,289
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 24,651
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 26,931
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 24,200
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 26,869
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 24,454
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 27,808
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 7
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 27,801
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 165
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 27,636
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 27,828
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 27,828

    *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
    1990 71,408 131 0 0 71,539 1,495,374 NA
    1991 105,441 0 0 0 105,441 512,557 4,020,742
    1992 27,459 0 0 0 27,459 712,904 3,909,474
    1993 10,534 0 0 0 10,534 986,453 4,101,001
    1994 8,291 0 0 0 8,291 949,840 4,693,281
    1995 11,796 0 0 0 11,796 1,778,570 4,381,851
    1996 16,780 0 0 0 16,780 1,488,420 3,033,038
    1997 18,256 0 0 0 18,256 1,197,488 2,502,726
    1998 14,880 0 0 0 14,880 1,123,093 3,698,973
    1999 16,091 0 0 0 16,091 1,096,251 3,945,336
    2000 16,610 0 0 0 16,610 1,178,490 3,969,861
    2001 16,098 0 0 0 16,098 1,394,815 5,151,009
    2002 27,828 0 0 0 27,828 1,078,852 3,754,280
    "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: BAYER CORP.
    Mailing Address: 437 MACCORKLE AVE., SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV 25303
    Public Contact: GLENN KRAYNIE
    Phone: (304) 746-8021
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BAYER CORP.
    Latitude: 38.36843
    Longitude: -81.69134
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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

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