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Environmental Release Report: KERR-MCGEE PIGMENTS (SAVANNAH) 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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHROMIUM 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 2,800 7,303
    Suspected Carcinogens 12,800
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 3,500 7,683
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 103
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,800 7,200
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,800
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 2,800 20,103
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 3,500 79,003
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,500 103
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 169,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 203,501 1,010,103
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 103
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,800 1,017,200
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 178,600 1,030,000
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 378,601 20,000

    *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 748,500 78,050 245,750 0 1,072,300 0 NA
    1989 649,530 25,550 340,400 0 1,015,480 0 NA
    1990 296,205 57,730 364,450 0 718,385 0 NA
    1991 389,580 173,100 154,300 0 716,980 0 274,281,720
    1992 550,060 134,400 299,200 0 983,660 22,250 316,522,270
    1993 356,320 139,100 356,300 0 851,720 0 320,314,470
    1994 295,120 47,200 433,800 0 776,120 0 312,311,170
    1995 324,520 114,500 345,300 0 784,320 0 1,204,535,270
    1996 298,280 109,750 277,800 0 685,830 2,400 234,669,250
    1997 618,850 91,470 229,000 0 939,320 0 227,853,540
    1998 518,130 93,970 218,000 0 830,100 0 227,541,320
    1999 521,040 89,540 218,000 0 828,580 0 234,655,300
    2000 631,051 97,200 258,001 0 986,252 8,100 14,816,251
    2001 409,491 870,129 996,510 0 2,276,130 11 6,505,199
    2002 378,601 1,096,583 1,012,716 0 2,487,900 18,000 9,160,002
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 .304 .9768 266 0 267 0 267
    2001 .304 .4694 322 0 323 0 323
    2002 .3089 .8547 397 0 398 0 398
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: KERR-MCGEE PIGMENTS (SAVANNAH) INC.
    Mailing Address: 1 KERR-MCGEE RD., SAVANNAH, GA 31404
    Public Contact: BYRON SMITH
    Phone: (912) 652-1000
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: KERR-MCGEE CORP.
    Latitude: 32.07072
    Longitude: -81.05902
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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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