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Environmental Release Report: AKZO NOBEL FUNCTIONAL CHEMICALS L.L.C.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2-DICHLOROPROPANE
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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 26,982 4
    Suspected Carcinogens 6
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 85,239 4,916
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 61,422 4,706
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 78,409 4
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,106
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 84,114 4,718
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 36,556 7,308
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 3,623
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 87,423 7,308
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,635
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 30,586 7,110
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 91,064 7,316
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 36,823 4,116

    *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 146,933 101,738 1,402 0 250,073 343,824 NA
    1989 127,057 58,645 17 0 185,719 96,034 NA
    1990 144,021 82,235 16 0 226,272 214,522 NA
    1991 74,444 4,842 19 0 79,305 108,396 11,251,312
    1992 68,944 3,675 99 0 72,718 26,749 10,634,340
    1993 93,426 9,792 167 0 103,385 115,952 12,011,302
    1994 144,026 3,225 3,800 0 151,051 154,691 23,524,208
    1995 177,431 11,109 731 0 189,271 73,227 10,466,984
    1996 111,613 20,965 165 0 132,743 82,627 11,232,327
    1997 102,371 22,255 818 0 125,444 355,686 6,051,248
    1998 78,847 20,546 17 0 99,410 164,120 4,979,013
    1999 88,753 23,326 71 0 112,150 48,334 4,848,571
    2000 77,272 22,232 260 0 99,764 244,704 5,605,691
    2001 38,564 4,939 474 0 43,977 138,856 15,626,508
    2002 91,068 7,316 71 0 98,455 178,279 17,030,651
    "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: AKZO NOBEL FUNCTIONAL CHEMICALS L.L.C.
    Mailing Address: STATE RTE. 2, GALLIPOLIS FERRY, WV 25515
    Public Contact: J. ALLEN GIBBS
    Phone: (304) 675-1150
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: AKZO NOBEL INC.
    Latitude: 38.76667
    Longitude: -82.2
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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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