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Environmental Release Report: NUTRASWEET CO.
 
 
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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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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:CHLOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Carcinogens 36,705
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 66,755
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 36,705
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 56,283
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 29,100
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,196
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 93,938
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 68,466
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 3,196
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 94,370
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 37,137
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 97,566
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 68,466

    *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 112,350 0 0 0 112,350 64,800 NA
    1989 84,050 0 0 0 84,050 204,800 NA
    1990 93,320 0 0 0 93,320 320,000 NA
    1991 116,809 0 0 0 116,809 1,490,000 35,524,260
    1992 78,132 0 0 0 78,132 610,000 21,888,051
    1993 48,425 0 0 0 48,425 1,200,000 18,713,277
    1994 75,285 0 0 0 75,285 540,000 20,209,747
    1995 58,788 0 0 0 58,788 401,400 17,221,949
    1996 76,051 0 0 0 76,051 423,700 19,268,806
    1997 53,099 0 0 0 53,099 488,194 19,210,899
    1998 77,251 0 0 0 77,251 1,226,189 22,026,153
    2000 80,390 0 0 0 80,390 423,000 16,108,260
    2001 66,294 0 0 0 66,294 500,303 18,476,853
    2002 97,566 0 0 0 97,566 463,064 19,641,796
    "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: NUTRASWEET CO.
    Mailing Address: 1762 LOVERS LN., AUGUSTA, GA 30901
    Public Contact: IRMA RIDDICK
    Phone: (706) 303-5864
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: J. W. CHILDS EQUITY PARTNERS II L.P.
    Latitude: 33.42694
    Longitude: -81.94028
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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

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