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Environmental Release Report: NOVEON INC.
 
 
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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:1,3-BUTADIENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS
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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 2,801
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,086
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 4,567
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,631
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,084
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,901
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,096
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,050
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 8,655
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 8,837
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,631
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5,880
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 8,859
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 8,862

    *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 7,527 0 250 0 7,777 10,091 NA
    1989 5,397 0 0 0 5,397 7,343 NA
    1990 5,527 0 0 0 5,527 17,037 NA
    1991 3,300 2 0 0 3,302 25,446 95,834
    1992 3,682 11,002 0 0 14,684 72,070 127,766
    1993 18,052 11,002 0 0 29,054 74,290 200,359
    1994 32,017 0 0 0 32,017 109,100 568,502
    1995 9,949 0 0 0 9,949 76,165 793,067
    1996 6,324 0 0 0 6,324 115,570 703,085
    1997 9,754 0 0 0 9,754 221,450 797,029
    1998 10,896 0 0 0 10,896 124,860 789,996
    1999 11,565 0 0 0 11,565 143,376 809,752
    2000 10,556 0 0 0 10,556 2,551 218,138
    2001 5,010 0 0 0 5,010 73,330 250,826
    2002 8,863 0 0 0 8,863 46,105 435,766
    "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: NOVEON INC.
    Mailing Address: 207 TELEGRAPH DR., GASTONIA, NC 28056
    Public Contact: JAMES P. NELLI
    Phone: (704) 915-4163
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NOVEON INC.
    Latitude: 35.19972
    Longitude: -81.20722
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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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