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Environmental Release Report: HERCULES INC.
 
 
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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
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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 7,755 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 7,755 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 7,755 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,755 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7,755 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 7,755 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 7,755 5
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 7,755 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 7,755 5
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 7,755 5

    *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 138,920 4,121 0 0 143,041 750 NA
    1989 160,428 2,204 0 0 162,632 1,000 NA
    1990 72,403 1,783 0 0 74,186 750 NA
    1991 2,771 3,163 0 0 5,934 1,899 52,632
    1992 6,654 599 0 0 7,253 369 22,603
    1993 6,564 584 0 0 7,148 296 35,435
    1994 5,912 200 0 0 6,112 277 22,853
    1995 6,658 749 0 0 7,407 79 12,523
    1996 3,743 11 0 0 3,754 40 5,939
    1997 5,591 6 0 0 5,597 786 13,205
    1998 6,437 6 0 0 6,443 0 8,620
    1999 10,560 6 0 0 10,566 0 18,508
    2000 7,331 2 0 0 7,333 0 8,814
    2001 8,919 6 0 0 8,925 0 8,925
    2002 7,755 5 0 0 7,760 0 11,345
    "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: HERCULES INC.
    Mailing Address: 3000 LOUISVILLE RD., SAVANNAH, GA 31415
    Public Contact: NANCY MICK
    Phone: (912) 966-6297
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: HERCULES INC.
    Latitude: 32.08812
    Longitude: -81.14756
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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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