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Environmental Release Report: BASF CORP.
 
 
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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:ACRYLONITRILE
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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 561
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,124
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,223
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 632
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,664
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,271
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,271
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,168
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,342
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,342

    *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 21,470 0 0 0 21,470 4,000 NA
    1989 20,004 0 0 0 20,004 5,000 NA
    1990 19,357 0 0 0 19,357 2,545 NA
    1991 5,318 0 0 0 5,318 2,300 84,669
    1992 4,623 0 0 0 4,623 2,295 99,691
    1993 3,640 0 0 0 3,640 2,050 78,109
    1994 2,816 0 0 0 2,816 820 64,077
    1995 13,535 0 0 0 13,535 4,261 160,795
    1996 5,898 0 0 0 5,898 2,245 175,354
    1997 5,141 0 0 0 5,141 3,706 72,494
    1998 4,101 0 0 0 4,101 2,135 68,361
    1999 3,143 0 0 0 3,143 3,335 56,492
    2000 2,935 0 0 0 2,935 1,982 52,928
    2001 2,542 0 0 0 2,542 957 36,277
    2002 2,342 0 0 0 2,342 1,296 29,733
    "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: BASF CORP.
    Mailing Address: 4330 CHESAPEAKE DR., CHARLOTTE, NC 28216
    Public Contact: J. DAVID GRIFFIN
    Phone: (704) 398-4287
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BASF CORP.
    Latitude: 35.27767
    Longitude: -80.87568
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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 MECKLENBURG County on:

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