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Environmental Release Report: UNICORE SPECIALTY CHEMICALS ARAB
 
 
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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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    *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:COBALT 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 3 5
    Suspected Carcinogens 6 4
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 11 147
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 3 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9 9
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 7 4
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 7 4
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1 6
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 3 11
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 11 15
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 11 9

    *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 1,750 293 0 0 2,043 1,000 NA
    1989 3,250 273 0 0 3,523 21 NA
    1990 3,250 0 0 0 3,250 1 NA
    1991 3,280 0 0 0 3,280 4 4,550
    1992 3,280 0 0 0 3,280 25 3,990
    1993 3,280 0 0 0 3,280 35 3,995
    1994 3,280 0 0 0 3,280 25 3,170
    1995 3,280 0 0 0 3,280 25 3,190
    1996 255 0 2,500 0 2,755 25 2,670
    1997 255 0 2,500 0 2,755 15,080 16,199
    1998 255 0 2,500 0 2,755 24,291 48,662
    1999 255 0 1,750 0 2,005 525 52,394
    2000 255 0 2,500 0 2,755 525 48,941
    2001 815 0 0 0 815 1,265 5,009
    2002 13 153 0 0 165 8,861 11,648
    "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: UNICORE SPECIALTY CHEMICALS ARAB
    Mailing Address: 1951 GUNTERSVILLE RD., ARAB, AL 35016
    Public Contact: ANH MAI
    Phone: (256) 586-3126
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: UMICORE
    Latitude: 34.344
    Longitude: -86.45589
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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

    Scorecard's report for MARSHALL County on:

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