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Environmental Release Report: NOVA CHEMICALS INC.
 
 
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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:STYRENE
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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 Carcinogens 5,194
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 5,194
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5,194
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,194
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,194
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5,194
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 5,194
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 5,194
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5,194
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 5,194
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,194

    *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 91,600 0 0 0 91,600 5,368 NA
    1989 93,433 0 0 0 93,433 24,259 NA
    1990 102,503 0 0 0 102,503 28,841 NA
    1991 56,300 0 70 0 56,370 84,100 56,458,000
    1992 41,581 0 0 0 41,581 958,782 43,362,060
    1993 50,250 0 0 0 50,250 451,803 56,905,178
    1994 10,250 0 0 0 10,250 236,703 4,250,630
    1995 19,570 0 0 0 19,570 357,450 381,400
    1996 20,040 0 0 0 20,040 72,153 92,200
    1997 19,420 0 0 0 19,420 58,898 5,749,600
    1998 4,705 0 0 0 4,705 24,523 6,017,228
    1999 4,530 0 0 0 4,530 51,903 7,851,433
    2000 7,061 0 0 0 7,061 36,335 6,810,396
    2001 5,449 0 0 0 5,449 16,397 5,035,846
    2002 5,194 0 0 0 5,194 11,161 7,678,355
    "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: NOVA CHEMICALS INC.
    Mailing Address: 950 NOVA CHEMICALS BLVD., DECATUR, AL 35601
    Public Contact: MARLA HOLT
    Phone: (256) 306-4824
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NOVA CHEMICALS HOLDING INC.
    Latitude: 34.62139
    Longitude: -87.01631
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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 MORGAN County on:

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