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Environmental Release Report: BAYER POLYMERS L.L.C. BUSHY PARK PLANT
 
 
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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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    *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:COPPER COMPOUNDS
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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 1,962 844
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,407 1,447
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 20,566 2,582
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 17,951 704
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 38,961 13,147
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 17,901 165
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 57,796 14,246
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 60,266 17,469
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 60,247 17,434
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 20,548 4,018
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 61,479 17,523
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 61,047 16,911

    *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 272,004 72,800 205,450 0 550,254 112,050 NA
    1989 224,313 21,368 5,009 0 250,690 111,950 NA
    1990 183,123 94,596 5,059 0 282,778 55,167 NA
    1991 113,467 110,915 3,970 0 228,352 51,496 4,681,686
    1992 157,299 134,732 3,644 0 295,675 22,859 21,949,966
    1993 131,727 82,978 8,405 0 223,110 24,463 40,764,290
    1994 163,532 98,870 21,581 0 283,983 34,157 63,511,435
    1995 178,955 115,524 0 0 294,479 49,393 48,799,167
    1996 134,736 150,538 573 0 285,847 58,662 39,144,286
    1997 107,607 19,651 546 0 127,804 203,108 46,777,576
    1998 124,624 26,272 1,526 0 152,422 115,389 42,409,937
    1999 49,593 52,967 132 0 102,692 67,055 20,100,723
    2000 53,688 37,161 40 0 90,889 98,630 22,153,838
    2001 63,900 14,884 0 0 78,784 44,412 33,989,101
    2002 62,316 18,405 0 0 80,720 58,505 27,653,381
    "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: BAYER POLYMERS L.L.C. BUSHY PARK PLANT
    Mailing Address: 1588 BUSHY PARK RD., GOOSE CREEK, SC 29461
    Public Contact: DAVID SMITH
    Phone: (843) 820-6000
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BAYER CORP.
    Latitude: 33.02315
    Longitude: -79.93671
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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

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