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Environmental Release Report: ATOFINA 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:1,3-BUTADIENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHLOROACETIC ACID
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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 8,024
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,746
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 36,870 74,385
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 6,298
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 29,215 7
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,746 7
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 37,657 7
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 6,555 7
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 38,052
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 38,596 7
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 6,298
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 27,489
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 47,038 7
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 47,038

    *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 75,403 30,000 0 0 105,403 1,863 NA
    1989 93,721 9,048 0 0 102,769 1,280 NA
    1990 101,407 3,752 0 0 105,159 9,450 NA
    1991 134,499 2,651 0 0 137,150 1,930 1,710,600
    1992 176,946 2,162 0 0 179,108 1,108 1,278,699
    1993 166,999 3,327 0 0 170,326 266 1,476,948
    1994 186,006 1,778 331 0 188,115 331 1,595,276
    1995 902,835 290 0 0 903,125 48,528 2,513,671
    1996 111,280 16 55 0 111,351 66,193 592,830
    1997 108,896 4 50 0 108,950 89,962 446,197
    1998 93,588 6 2 0 93,596 63,130 414,173
    1999 47,146 36,286 1 0 83,433 395,978 745,623
    2000 46,794 84,321 1 0 131,116 130,325 454,721
    2001 44,133 81,322 1 0 125,456 48,672 337,041
    2002 47,038 74,385 0 0 121,423 48,279 353,958
    "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: ATOFINA CHEMICALS INC.
    Mailing Address: 13755 U.S. HWY. 43, AXIS, AL 36505
    Public Contact: FRANK A. MORABITO
    Phone: (251) 829-9421
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: ATOFINA CHEMICALS INC.
    Latitude: 30.97939
    Longitude: -88.02828
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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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