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Environmental Release Report: MERICHEM CHEMICALS & REFY. SERVICES L.L.C.
 
 
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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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    Noncancer 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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:2,4-DIMETHYLPHENOL
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 525 259
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 25 4
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 275 9
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 275 9
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 275 254
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 25 4
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 525 259
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 525 259

    *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 456 31 0 0 487 24,065 NA
    1989 456 61 0 0 517 12,779 NA
    1990 454 41 0 0 495 15,267 NA
    1991 339 25 0 0 364 19,473 201,946
    1992 382 17 0 0 399 36,300 145,126
    1993 382 17 0 0 399 182,092 182,491
    1994 382 18 0 0 400 345,356 345,756
    1995 382 18 0 0 400 276,871 277,271
    1996 382 40 0 0 422 504,052 494,471
    1997 382 35 0 0 417 1,141,388 594,345
    1998 382 47 0 0 429 794,974 795,402
    1999 382 39 0 0 421 551,443 551,864
    2000 382 39 0 0 421 38,080 38,497
    2001 382 39 0 0 421 41,398 41,815
    2002 525 259 0 0 784 43,131 43,571
    "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: MERICHEM CHEMICALS & REFY. SERVICES L.L.C.
    Mailing Address: 2701 WARRIOR RD., TUSCALOOSA, AL 35404
    Public Contact: KATHY MCBEE
    Phone: (205) 556-1556
    SIC Code: 29 Petroleum And Coal Products
    2002 Parent Company: MERICHEM CO.
    Latitude: 33.24517
    Longitude: -87.47878
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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

    Scorecard's report for TUSCALOOSA County on:

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