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Environmental Release Report: NATIONAL STARCH & CHEMICAL CO.
 
 
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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
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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 7,654
    Suspected Carcinogens 5,675
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 14,826
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,145
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 13,667
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,049
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 12,095
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 19,957
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 41,509
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 45,311
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 36,686
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 42,316
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 42,118

    *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 95,473 0 0 0 95,473 60,685 NA
    1989 465,833 0 0 0 465,833 42,312 NA
    1990 473,271 0 0 0 473,271 32,806 NA
    1991 147,966 0 0 0 147,966 179,659 9,873,990
    1992 119,387 0 0 0 119,387 165,269 8,586,325
    1993 93,093 0 0 0 93,093 272,861 11,587,697
    1994 70,223 0 0 0 70,223 310,137 10,765,124
    1995 36,157 0 0 0 36,157 269,768 7,217,610
    1996 50,862 0 0 0 50,862 217,783 8,752,974
    1997 47,585 0 0 0 47,585 306,355 3,246,633
    1998 43,376 0 0 0 43,376 92,097 7,976,698
    1999 36,721 0 0 0 36,721 126,678 4,766,139
    2000 43,739 0 0 0 43,739 240,889 3,921,279
    2001 40,834 0 0 0 40,834 101,299 4,537,420
    2002 45,540 0 0 0 45,540 211,428 3,699,217
    "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: NATIONAL STARCH & CHEMICAL CO.
    Mailing Address: 485 CEDAR SPRINGS RD., SALISBURY, NC 28147
    Public Contact: RICHARD STEINERT
    Phone: (704) 633-1731
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NATIONAL STARCH & CHEMICAL CO.
    Latitude: 35.6322
    Longitude: -80.5412
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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

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