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Environmental Release Report: FORTRON INDS.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Rank facilities in NORTH CAROLINA or in NEW HANOVER 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:1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,4-DICHLOROBENZENE
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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 10,158 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 25,133 142
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 14,921 134
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10,212 8
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 25,133 142
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 10,212 8
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 25,133 142
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 14,975 139
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 10,212 8
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 10,212 8

    *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
    1993 5,708 31 0 0 5,739 0 37,770
    1994 10,347 13 0 0 10,360 149,140 201,794
    1995 20,718 106 0 0 20,824 691,340 718,175
    1996 20,757 97 0 0 20,854 611,854 687,716
    1997 20,986 122 0 0 21,108 929,432 545,962
    1998 20,998 122 0 0 21,120 326,465 408,374
    1999 23,412 139 0 0 23,551 388,709 475,467
    2000 25,879 162 0 0 26,041 426,187 525,475
    2001 25,593 152 0 0 25,745 416,996 511,467
    2002 25,133 142 0 0 25,275 14,728 1,086,498
    "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: FORTRON INDS.
    Mailing Address: 4600 HWY. 421 N., WILMINGTON, NC 28402
    Public Contact: TOM PROVOST OR ANDREW STEURER
    Phone: (910) 343-5036
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: CELANESE AMERICAS CORP.
    Latitude: 34.31504
    Longitude: -77.98895
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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 NEW HANOVER County on:

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