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Environmental Release Report: NESTLE PURINA PETCARE
 
 
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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:1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE
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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 130,517
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 102,318
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,221
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 102,318
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 116,749
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 130,517
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 102,318
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 130,517
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 20,652

    *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 102,618 0 0 0 102,618 0 NA
    1989 116,200 0 0 0 116,200 0 NA
    1990 38,600 0 0 0 38,600 0 NA
    1991 71,180 0 0 0 71,180 30,950 422,400
    1992 79,300 0 0 0 79,300 58,800 464,300
    1993 72,200 0 0 0 72,200 50,500 413,600
    1994 73,200 0 0 0 73,200 65,700 419,800
    1995 105,870 0 0 0 105,870 48,685 441,450
    1996 149,960 0 0 0 149,960 15,801 421,315
    1997 75,187 0 0 0 75,187 141,300 395,429
    1998 102,972 0 0 0 102,972 29,318 377,764
    1999 82,937 0 0 0 82,937 65,048 421,549
    2000 56,607 0 0 0 56,607 41,532 300,557
    2001 78,985 0 0 0 78,985 12,021 313,616
    2002 130,517 0 0 0 130,517 7,660 481,903
    "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: NESTLE PURINA PETCARE
    Mailing Address: 1000 HAMILTON RD., WEIRTON, WV 26062
    Public Contact: EDWARD J VANYO, JR.
    Phone: (610) 398-4669
    SIC Code: 34 Fabricated Metal Products
    2002 Parent Company: NESTLE PURINA PETCARE CO.
    Latitude: 40.38796
    Longitude: -80.61942
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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 BROOKE County on:

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