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Environmental Release Report: BP AMOCO CHEMICALS
 
 
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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:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    Rank facilities in ALABAMA or in MORGAN County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:METHYL BROMIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:METHYL BROMIDE
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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 150,256 564
    Suspected Carcinogens 200 284
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 686,010 31,820
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 89,103 44
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,031,146 586
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 43,300 44
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 696,705 892
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,100,052 372
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,242,273 6,600
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,287,046 6,740
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 20,253 22
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 720,062 7,238
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,287,247 7,544
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,242,304 7,214

    *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 3,230,000 109,000 0 0 3,339,000 1,670 NA
    1989 2,305,990 116,250 2,250 0 2,424,490 4,570 NA
    1990 2,337,745 77,700 560 0 2,416,005 420,000 NA
    1991 2,482,465 131,000 50 0 2,613,515 48,631 7,640,571
    1992 2,113,167 174,200 50 0 2,287,417 6,650 7,037,429
    1993 2,358,464 171,200 0 0 2,529,664 495,734 7,682,634
    1994 2,513,049 191,380 0 0 2,704,429 76,282 8,263,200
    1995 2,057,306 192,621 0 0 2,249,927 34,235 8,318,047
    1996 2,235,120 349,105 0 0 2,584,225 1,696,682 7,148,285
    1997 1,674,466 670,290 204,016 0 2,548,772 1,648,188 11,015,430
    1998 1,441,361 451,997 186,511 0 2,079,869 292,825 5,860,810
    1999 1,650,063 64,828 181 0 1,715,072 227,521 5,431,784
    2000 1,008,690 28,140 192 0 1,037,022 193,461 4,356,870
    2001 1,389,800 81,248 8,860 0 1,479,908 364,284 14,740,999
    2002 1,287,249 38,544 0 0 1,325,793 396,469 45,815,104
    "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: BP AMOCO CHEMICALS
    Mailing Address: 1401 FINLEY ISLAND RD., DECATUR, AL 35673
    Public Contact: BRENT BAILEY
    Phone: (256) 306-2478
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BP AMERICA INC.
    Latitude: 34.627
    Longitude: -87.05218
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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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