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Environmental Release Report: PRESSURE CHEMICAL CO. SPECIALTY CHEMICALS DIV.
 
 
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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):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:

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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:CHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHLOROMETHANE
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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 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,519
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 4,812
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,807
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 11,665
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,327
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,615
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 16,467
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 20,799
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 20,856
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 4,807
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 16,472
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 20,799

    *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 336,217 0 121,533 0 457,750 0 NA
    1989 417,492 50 59,298 0 476,840 26,114 NA
    1990 333,154 0 25,614 0 358,768 19,855 NA
    1991 390,542 0 27,888 0 418,430 36,540 1,364,667
    1992 219,053 0 22,988 0 242,041 0 873,598
    1993 162,457 0 12,573 0 175,030 16,148 875,524
    1994 119,658 0 18,501 0 138,159 99,000 558,303
    1995 94,930 0 13,110 0 108,040 69,000 417,545
    1996 55,229 0 8,838 0 64,067 73,830 303,141
    1997 29,039 0 587 0 29,626 135,293 269,255
    1998 31,911 0 0 0 31,911 85,187 286,868
    1999 32,257 0 0 0 32,257 104,318 326,968
    2000 14,459 0 0 0 14,459 77,216 170,509
    2001 6,814 0 0 0 6,814 199,618 788,211
    2002 20,856 0 0 0 20,856 309,380 2,298,149
    "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: PRESSURE CHEMICAL CO. SPECIALTY CHEMICALS DIV.
    Mailing Address: 2271 ANDREW JACKSON HWY. N.E., LELAND, NC 28451
    Public Contact: ALAN STOUT
    Phone: (910) 371-2234
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: PRESSURE CHEMICAL CO.
    Latitude: 34.26851
    Longitude: -78.10585
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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 BRUNSWICK County on:

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