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Environmental Release Report: TYSON FOODS INC. BLOUNTSVILLE
 
 
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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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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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 Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 9,995 66
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 9,995 66
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 9,995 66
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 9,995 66
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 9,995 66

    *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 38,900 0 0 0 38,900 0 NA
    1989 11,110 0 0 0 11,110 0 NA
    1991 17,780 0 0 0 17,780 0 18,230
    1992 18,900 0 0 0 18,900 0 18,230
    1993 10,413 0 0 0 10,413 0 16,563
    1995 26,908 0 0 0 26,908 0 26,908
    1996 7,800 0 0 0 7,800 0 7,800
    1997 19,650 0 0 0 19,650 0 19,650
    1998 34,680 0 0 0 34,680 0 34,680
    1999 9,500 0 0 0 9,500 0 35,600
    2000 19,084 0 0 0 19,084 0 59,657
    2001 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2002 9,995 66 0 0 10,061 0 50,141
    "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: TYSON FOODS INC. BLOUNTSVILLE
    Mailing Address: 67240 MAIN ST., BLOUNTSVILLE, AL 35031
    Public Contact: GREG CAGLE
    Phone: (205) 429-2421
    SIC Code: 20 Food And Kindred Products
    2002 Parent Company: TYSON FOODS INC.
    Latitude: 34.046667
    Longitude: -86.573889
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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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