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Environmental Release Report: CLARIANT LSM AMERICA INC.
 
 
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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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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive 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:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:COPPER
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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 6,378 1,009
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,221
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 23,139 16,571
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,062 38
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10,193 14,264
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 7,193 997
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 22,062 129
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 23,598 15,277
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 34,327 31,793
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 8,918 15
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 27,561 31,084
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 707 11
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 21,234 17,217
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 33,580 31,778
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 28,961 30,098

    *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 40,799 0 0 0 40,799 48,081 NA
    1989 36,756 0 0 0 36,756 151,467 NA
    1990 168,855 0 0 0 168,855 158,575 NA
    1991 111,497 1,406 0 0 112,903 1,531,540 6,015,784
    1992 80,797 1,554 0 0 82,351 1,242,766 9,522,785
    1993 103,512 455 0 0 103,967 1,323,799 8,313,938
    1994 90,441 3,740 0 0 94,181 1,105,130 16,985,287
    1995 118,202 19,136 0 0 137,338 1,576,995 11,621,464
    1996 65,814 5,850 0 0 71,664 2,249,888 15,505,895
    1997 30,715 1,210 0 0 31,925 4,504,918 14,895,675
    1998 20,124 3,360 0 0 23,484 1,674,572 12,176,700
    1999 15,492 7,846 0 0 23,338 1,285,699 9,942,784
    2000 22,586 1,381 0 0 23,967 3,907,461 19,459,665
    2001 34,682 22,647 0 0 57,329 1,605,371 13,820,107
    2002 35,944 31,793 0 0 67,737 1,963,031 12,665,618
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .003 0 0 0 .003 0 .003
    2001 .003 0 0 0 .003 0 .003
    2002 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: CLARIANT LSM AMERICA INC.
    Mailing Address: 2114 LARRY JEFFERS RD., ELGIN, SC 29045
    Public Contact: BRAH BRANHAM
    Phone: (803) 438-3471
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: CLARIANT LSM AMERICA INC.
    Latitude: 34.13556
    Longitude: -80.76361
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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 KERSHAW County on:

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