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Environmental Release Report: BAYER CORP.
 
 
  • 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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    Total environmental releases:
    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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:DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:4,4'-METHYLENEDIANILINE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:PHOSGENE
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 15,869 744
    Suspected Carcinogens 12 54
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 52,568 107,048
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,123 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 20,668 7,365
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 28,791 22
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 44,908 685
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 36,884 7,031
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 82,674 7,111
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 11,973 10
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 88,382 7,131
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 153
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 29,720 7,098
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 41,550 7,497
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 83,239 7,920

    *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 1,633,100 67,707 1,762 0 1,702,569 280,715 NA
    1989 1,464,596 20,179 295 0 1,485,070 23,550 NA
    1990 1,318,489 67,744 395 0 1,386,628 39,122 NA
    1991 1,516,774 88,705 57 0 1,605,536 63,493 24,146,112
    1992 1,639,520 74,515 944 0 1,714,979 67,932 28,123,739
    1993 1,502,277 55,029 1,278 0 1,558,584 32,017 24,954,067
    1994 676,844 142,472 8,498 0 827,814 69,807 27,273,327
    1995 673,332 7,919,404 1,022 0 8,593,758 89,866 40,063,332
    1996 359,639 6,653,889 727 0 7,014,255 57,530 17,109,930
    1997 305,250 3,206,967 404 0 3,512,621 534,984 10,283,301
    1998 309,549 2,861,762 212 0 3,171,523 1,063,154 9,831,073
    1999 303,517 3,079,730 880 0 3,384,127 602,846 9,894,285
    2000 225,687 116,949 856 0 343,492 71,071 2,249,728
    2001 217,245 169,765 85 0 387,095 125,838 2,368,946
    2002 91,936 108,544 186 0 200,666 181,143 1,880,130
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 2.39 0 0 0 2.39 0 2.39
    2001 2.70 0 0 0 2.70 0 2.70
    2002 6.83 0 0 0 6.83 0 6.83
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: BAYER CORP.
    Mailing Address: STATE RTE. 2, NEW MARTINSVILLE, WV 26155
    Public Contact: DAVID R. HACKATHORN
    Phone: (304) 451-2111
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BAYER CORP.
    Latitude: 39.68242
    Longitude: -80.85801
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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

    Scorecard's report for WETZEL County on:

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