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Environmental Release Report: ENGINEERED POLYMER SOLUTIONS INC. (DBA VALSPAR COATINGS)
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental 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:ETHYL ACRYLATE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ETHYL ACRYLATE
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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 4,527
    Suspected Carcinogens 500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 11,352
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,156
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 11,718
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,505
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9,716
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 13,879
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 14,889
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 15,144
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 10,097
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 15,129
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 12,981

    *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 137,100 0 0 0 137,100 0 NA
    1989 183,820 0 0 0 183,820 0 NA
    1990 123,060 0 0 0 123,060 0 NA
    1991 130,410 0 0 0 130,410 216,000 216,000
    1992 115,110 0 0 0 115,110 924,700 924,100
    1993 81,027 0 0 0 81,027 401,710 488,682
    1994 116,206 0 0 0 116,206 786,328 900,550
    1995 137,999 0 0 0 137,999 1,299,712 694,219
    1996 142,881 0 0 0 142,881 650,728 793,017
    1997 101,685 0 0 0 101,685 1,134,958 669,105
    1998 97,398 0 0 0 97,398 626,986 723,675
    1999 104,144 0 0 0 104,144 404,920 507,682
    2000 106,940 0 0 0 106,940 737,403 843,673
    2001 19,427 0 0 0 19,427 508,844 603,238
    2002 15,149 0 0 0 15,149 407,683 431,849
    "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: ENGINEERED POLYMER SOLUTIONS INC. (DBA VALSPAR COATINGS)
    Mailing Address: 90 CARSON RD., BIRMINGHAM, AL 35215
    Public Contact: DENISE FUSSY
    Phone: (612) 375-7752
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: VALSPAR CORP.
    Latitude: 33.65809
    Longitude: -86.71474
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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 JEFFERSON County on:

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