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Environmental Release Report: TYSON FOODS INC. GADSDEN PROCESSING
 
 
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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:AMMONIA
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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 Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 16,530 3,039
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 16,530 3,039
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 16,530 3,039
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 16,530 3,039
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 16,530 3,039

    *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 32,991 0 0 0 32,991 0 NA
    1989 46,503 0 0 0 46,503 0 NA
    1990 31,029 0 0 0 31,029 0 NA
    1991 26,740 0 0 0 26,740 0 26,740
    1992 31,220 0 0 0 31,220 0 31,220
    1993 16,500 0 0 0 16,500 0 16,500
    1994 19,510 0 0 0 19,510 0 19,510
    1995 23,330 0 0 0 23,330 0 23,330
    1997 23,270 0 0 0 23,270 0 23,270
    1998 8,740 0 0 0 8,740 0 8,440
    1999 14,350 0 0 0 14,350 0 14,350
    2000 15,220 0 0 0 15,220 0 15,220
    2001 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    2002 16,530 3,039 0 0 19,569 0 39,739
    "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: TYSON FOODS INC. GADSDEN PROCESSING
    Mailing Address: 501 PADEN RD., GADSDEN, AL 35903
    Public Contact: JOHN CHAPMAN
    Phone: (256) 492-8150
    SIC Code: 20 Food And Kindred Products
    2002 Parent Company: TYSON FOODS INC. SPRINGDALE AR
    Latitude: 33.965833
    Longitude: -85.973056
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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 ETOWAH County on:

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