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Environmental Release Report: U.S. DOE SAVANNAH RIVER OPS.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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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:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY 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 788 70
    Suspected Carcinogens 409 15
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 12,364 40,182
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 8,491 39
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,745 31
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 10,626 1,925
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 12,238 54
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 11,987 39
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 13,038 100
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 698 39
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 10,274 92
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 17,723 1,947
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 16,531 46

    *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 68,772 1,004 9,847 0 79,623 217 503,859
    1994 63,197 225 11,652 0 75,074 10,584 510,906
    1995 7,860 7,253 240 0 15,353 45,150 361,159
    1996 3,017 20,851 163 0 24,031 597 206,730
    1998 25,885 20,392 113,737 0 160,014 566 1,366,835
    1999 6 35 4,800 0 4,841 898 30,710
    2000 24,031 37,228 182,757 0 244,015 1,688 1,351,413
    2001 20,941 39,146 181,715 0 241,802 6,845 839,731
    2002 18,708 42,098 169,440 0 230,246 185,285 421,428
    "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: U.S. DOE SAVANNAH RIVER OPS.
    Mailing Address: SC HWY. 19, AIKEN, SC 29808
    Public Contact: DAVID P. ROBERTS
    Phone: (803) 725-3751
    SIC Code: 97 National Security And Intl. Affairs
    2002 Parent Company: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
    Latitude: 33.31722
    Longitude: -81.68389
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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 AIKEN County on:

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