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Environmental Release Report: EMD CHEMICALS 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 Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 103,700

    *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 1,250 0 0 0 1,250 0 NA
    1989 1,500 0 0 0 1,500 0 NA
    1990 1,005 10 0 0 1,015 0 NA
    1991 1,005 3,432 0 0 4,437 0 1,585,350
    1992 1,505 381 0 0 1,886 0 2,488,310
    1993 1,002 345 0 0 1,347 0 601,344
    1994 1,017 0 0 0 1,017 0 676,372
    1995 1,716 0 0 0 1,716 0 109,397
    1996 2,434 0 0 0 2,434 0 105,000
    1997 5,242 0 0 0 5,242 0 240,244
    1998 1,006 0 0 0 1,006 0 18,956
    1999 53 149,559 0 0 149,612 47,043 222,079
    2000 323 331,493 0 0 331,816 165,746 543,322
    2001 0 266,346 0 0 266,346 118,269 480,769
    2002 0 103,700 0 0 103,700 48,400 152,100
    "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: EMD CHEMICALS INC.
    Mailing Address: 110 EMD BLVD., SAVANNAH, GA 31407
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: EMD CHEMICALS INC.
    Latitude: 32.2
    Longitude: -81.16667
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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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