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Environmental Release Report: HERCULES INC. BRUNSWICK GA
 
 
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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):
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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:HYDRAZINE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:METHYL ISOBUTYL KETONE
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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 27
    Suspected Carcinogens 71
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 108
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 81
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 504,866
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 108
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 67
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 504,795
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 504,916
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 504,916
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 81
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 27
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 504,987
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 504,987

    *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 2,746,227 0 0 0 2,746,227 389,300 NA
    1989 2,255,297 0 0 0 2,255,297 158,851 NA
    1990 2,097,707 0 0 0 2,097,707 170,122 NA
    1991 1,687,330 0 0 0 1,687,330 145,010 8,060,517
    1992 2,050,180 0 0 0 2,050,180 141,070 8,735,450
    1993 1,864,660 0 0 0 1,864,660 167,290 7,449,820
    1994 1,395,760 0 0 0 1,395,760 132,550 6,793,405
    1995 911,618 425 0 0 912,043 58,813 1,358,014
    1996 543,743 0 0 0 543,743 33,960 768,093
    1997 780,667 0 0 0 780,667 46,680 1,201,882
    1998 886,805 0 0 0 886,805 56,730 1,219,595
    1999 583,219 0 0 0 583,219 52,490 767,882
    2000 655,230 0 0 0 655,230 375,554 1,193,496
    2001 425,576 0 0 0 425,576 153,568 657,768
    2002 504,987 0 0 0 504,987 92,228 695,833
    "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 .2544 0 0 0 .2544 0 .2544
    2001 .297 0 0 0 .297 0 .297
    2002 .288 0 0 0 .288 0 .288
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: HERCULES INC. BRUNSWICK GA
    Mailing Address: 2801 COOK ST., BRUNSWICK, GA 31520
    Public Contact: JAY B. WRIGHT
    Phone: (912) 265-3550
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: HERCULES INC.
    Latitude: 31.16472
    Longitude: -81.48056
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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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