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Environmental Release Report: BASF CORP. DECATUR SITE
 
 
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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:CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 3,130
    Suspected Carcinogens 593
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 46,312
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5,212
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 33,200
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,651
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 14,212
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 37,517
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 42,212
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 48,928
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 37
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 34,861
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 49,484
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 31,350

    *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 32,100 0 0 0 32,100 0 NA
    1989 64,075 0 0 0 64,075 0 NA
    1990 60,930 0 0 0 60,930 0 NA
    1991 57,700 0 0 0 57,700 623,999 726,170
    1992 79,150 0 0 0 79,150 787,000 1,033,500
    1993 100,200 0 0 0 100,200 646,025 843,850
    1994 80,756 0 0 0 80,756 563,060 749,866
    1995 77,370 0 0 0 77,370 461,750 647,120
    1996 91,347 32 0 0 91,379 263,450 715,845
    1997 67,910 0 0 0 67,910 453,392 750,310
    1998 59,640 0 0 0 59,640 193,631 844,460
    1999 114,770 0 0 0 114,770 464,150 1,353,680
    2000 94,960 0 0 0 94,960 1,052,283 1,785,100
    2001 84,285 0 0 0 84,285 727,030 1,298,275
    2002 49,521 0 0 0 49,521 122,785 1,175,373
    "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: BASF CORP. DECATUR SITE
    Mailing Address: 152 IPSCO ST., DECATUR, AL 35673
    Public Contact: DAVID D SIPPEL
    Phone: (256) 584-5315
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: BASF CORP.
    Latitude: 34.60827
    Longitude: -87.0454
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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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