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Environmental Release Report: ALBEMARLE CORP.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
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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:DICHLOROMETHANE
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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 507,081 36,522
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 584,955 213,080
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 45,300 200
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 218,224 63,829
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 504,860 281
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 96,184 43,772
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 711,255 63,412
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,031,329 126,428
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 28,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,085,449 134,428
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 922,344 126,270
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,132,755 133,959
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 527,929 69,616

    *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 995,970 12,532 441,700 0 1,450,202 11,000 NA
    1989 1,297,140 48,600 474,400 0 1,820,140 175,000 NA
    1990 868,375 59,000 468,610 0 1,395,985 280,800 NA
    1991 900,189 151,005 551,310 0 1,602,504 4,744,666 18,966,200
    1992 834,460 88,810 116,610 0 1,039,880 5,497,600 18,181,800
    1993 862,100 68,200 273,005 0 1,203,305 5,192,100 19,763,700
    1994 1,115,950 110,250 416,755 0 1,642,955 2,344,400 10,178,600
    1995 778,396 100,090 405,970 0 1,284,456 1,447,500 10,342,060
    1996 808,271 223,510 215,430 0 1,247,211 1,138,000 9,027,660
    1997 748,730 293,568 352,780 0 1,395,078 2,645,000 67,416,140
    1998 1,002,568 231,748 340,910 0 1,575,226 1,372,000 68,231,820
    1999 892,807 96,567 225,373 0 1,214,747 1,288,393 47,334,517
    2000 716,097 91,540 260,732 0 1,068,369 1,106,933 34,227,843
    2001 916,013 141,710 343,480 0 1,401,203 1,435,710 12,465,710
    2002 1,133,549 282,428 330,740 0 1,746,717 1,247,568 13,646,124
    "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
    2001 .14 0 0 0 .14 0 .14
    2002 .04 0 0 0 .04 0 .04
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: ALBEMARLE CORP.
    Mailing Address: 725 CANNON BRIDGE RD., ORANGEBURG, SC 29115
    Public Contact: S. A. BOTTELBERGHE
    Phone: (803) 539-5135
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: ALBEMARLE CORP.
    Latitude: 33.4675
    Longitude: -80.88167
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • 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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