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Environmental Release Report: BRENNTAG SOUTHEAST INC.
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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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    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:

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    Rank facilities in NORTH CAROLINA or in DURHAM County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 301
    Suspected Carcinogens 6
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,231
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 395
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3,302
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 280
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 448
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,493
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 4,348
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 5,866
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5,569
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,872
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 4,084

    *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
    1998 5,528 0 77,829 0 83,357 54,345 79,566
    1999 6,215 0 0 0 6,215 59,542 77,034
    2000 7,085 0 0 0 7,085 76,864 102,635
    2001 5,376 0 0 0 5,376 24,078 38,470
    2002 5,900 0 0 0 5,900 30,344 44,374
    "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: BRENNTAG SOUTHEAST INC.
    Mailing Address: 2000 E. PETTIGREW ST., DURHAM, NC 27703
    Public Contact: BRUCE BIEHL
    Phone: (919) 596-0681
    SIC Code: 51 Wholesale Trade--Nondurable Goods
    2002 Parent Company: BRENNTAG INC.
    Latitude: 35.97991
    Longitude: -78.88052
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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 DURHAM County on:

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