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Environmental Release Report: OCCIDENTAL CHEMICAL CORP.
 
 
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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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    Total environmental releases:
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 0
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,112 10
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,087 10
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 0
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,087 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,087 10
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,112 10
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,112 10
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,112 10
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,087 10
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,112 10
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,112 10

    *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 219,634 4,660 0 0 224,294 28,800 NA
    1989 243,734 4,450 0 0 248,184 29,250 NA
    1990 215,314 4,003 0 0 219,317 18,000 NA
    1991 185,545 1,269 0 0 186,814 4,465 760,475
    1992 207,969 554 0 0 208,523 3,545 732,068
    1993 244,066 285 0 0 244,351 2,978 780,332
    1994 59,361 1,965 0 0 61,326 524 1,769,954
    1995 462 29 0 0 491 660 3,301,408
    1996 1,113 24 0 0 1,137 539 3,575,673
    1997 1,125 21 0 0 1,146 1,716 3,342,056
    1998 1,091 59 0 0 1,150 369 3,131,561
    1999 1,105 12 0 0 1,117 413 3,331,531
    2000 1,104 3 0 0 1,106 359 3,776,465
    2001 1,118 6 0 0 1,123 518 2,996,174
    2002 1,112 10 0 0 1,122 0 2,830,484
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2001 0 .049 0 0 .049 5.33 5.38
    2002 0 .049 0 0 .049 0 1.60
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: OCCIDENTAL CHEMICAL CORP.
    Mailing Address: 1000 N. WILSON DAM RD., MUSCLE SHOALS, AL 35661
    Public Contact: CANDACE JAUNZEMIS
    Phone: (256) 389-2201
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORP.
    Latitude: 34.77053
    Longitude: -87.63447
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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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