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Environmental Release Report: ACORDIS INDL. FIBERS 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:ACETALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ACETALDEHYDE
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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 37,557
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 37,501
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 37,557
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 37,501
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 56
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 37,557
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 56
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 37,557
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 37,557

    *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 29,540 0 0 0 29,540 0 NA
    1989 29,625 0 0 0 29,625 0 NA
    1990 49,005 0 0 0 49,005 0 NA
    1991 36,005 0 0 0 36,005 0 36,002
    1992 35,905 0 0 0 35,905 0 36,002
    1993 44,905 0 0 0 44,905 0 45,002
    1994 42,405 0 0 0 42,405 0 42,402
    1995 37,202 0 0 0 37,202 0 37,202
    1996 44,002 0 0 0 44,002 0 44,002
    1997 53,282 0 0 0 53,282 0 53,302
    1998 57,742 0 0 0 57,742 0 57,742
    1999 55,185 0 0 0 55,185 3,000 55,185
    2000 57,526 0 0 0 57,526 0 57,526
    2001 45,509 0 0 0 45,509 0 47,213
    2002 37,557 0 0 0 37,557 0 39,355
    "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: ACORDIS INDL. FIBERS INC.
    Mailing Address: 7526 AKZO BLVD., SCOTTSBORO, AL 35769
    Public Contact: L W LINGERFELT
    Phone: (256) 574-7267
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: ACORDIS U. S. HOLDING INC.
    Latitude: 34.6589
    Longitude: -86.0498
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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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