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Environmental Release Report: OKONITE CO.
 
 
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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):
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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:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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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 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 251
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 251
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 251
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 251
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 250
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 500

    *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 497 0 0 0 497 714,223 719,344
    1994 33,500 260 0 0 33,760 596,404 628,807
    1995 1,015 20 0 0 1,035 403,489 403,909
    1996 2,250 20 0 0 2,270 1,245,109 566,949
    1997 1,260 15 0 0 1,275 12,235 7,528
    1998 2,250 15 0 0 2,265 5,575 6,851
    1999 755 15 0 0 770 6,715 7,192
    2000 755 15 0 0 770 8,570 9,119
    2001 501 0 0 0 501 10,406 10,648
    2002 501 0 0 0 501 964 11,981
    "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: OKONITE CO.
    Mailing Address: 2276 ROWESVILLE RD., ORANGEBURG, SC 29115
    Public Contact: THOMAS M. SCANLON
    Phone: (201) 825-0300
    SIC Code: 33 Primary Metal Industries
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 33.47453
    Longitude: -80.8528
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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 ORANGEBURG County on:

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