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Environmental Release Report: DSM CHEMICALS N.A. 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:BENZENE
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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 30,678 7
    Suspected Carcinogens .010
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 193,963 4,195,293
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 156,722 13
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 32
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 30,678 7
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 156,722 760
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 163,285 39
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 235,167 1,056
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 290,371 1,086
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 30,678 7
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 204,489 1,049
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 235,691 1,833
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 235,691 1,056

    *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 1,684,004 1,897 145 0 1,686,046 0 NA
    1989 1,750,086 1,968,969 185 0 3,719,240 0 NA
    1990 1,930,188 331,702 3 0 2,261,893 0 NA
    1991 959,423 246,028 1,441 0 1,206,892 1,441 73,034,047
    1992 1,048,083 277,071 0 0 1,325,154 38,008 9,149,301
    1993 950,377 78,767 0 0 1,029,144 32,474 6,010,947
    1994 1,088,272 50,306 0 0 1,138,578 20,659 8,873,268
    1995 1,056,589 2,424,958 0 0 3,481,547 35,827 15,042,038
    1996 1,087,344 2,607,611 0 0 3,694,955 55,112 15,646,956
    1997 1,476,888 2,417,169 0 0 3,894,057 88,578 14,598,281
    1998 696,044 2,063,957 0 0 2,760,001 28,276 14,044,674
    1999 460,151 2,663,358 0 0 3,123,509 64,134 18,078,638
    2000 442,973 2,606,848 0 0 3,049,821 59,360 22,245,880
    2001 282,168 2,310,677 0 0 2,592,845 85,229 16,544,533
    2002 290,895 4,197,140 0 0 4,488,035 161,717 20,914,355
    "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: DSM CHEMICALS N.A. INC.
    Mailing Address: #1 COLUMBIA NITROGEN RD., AUGUSTA, GA 30901
    Public Contact: J. D. SMITH
    Phone: (706) 849-6371
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: DSM CHEMICALS HOLDING CO. INC.
    Latitude: 33.4547
    Longitude: -81.92855
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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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