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Environmental Release Report: DEGUSSA CORP.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive 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:CHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:HYDROGEN CYANIDE
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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 2,772
    Suspected Carcinogens 277
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 85,896 23,093
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,643
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 60,158
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 12,085
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 20,150
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 81,193
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 127,183 3,633
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 7,703
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 123,574 3,633
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 770
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 73,375 3,633
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 162,590 3,633
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 113,329 3,633

    *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 132,415 10,060 0 0 142,475 536,150 NA
    1989 137,633 8,790 0 0 146,423 157,195 NA
    1990 97,832 6,910 0 0 104,742 325,022 NA
    1991 60,546 4,800 0 0 65,346 874,225 24,823,134
    1992 77,610 2,850 0 0 80,460 970,632 18,972,870
    1993 64,977 2,000 0 0 66,977 1,058,193 14,938,173
    1994 60,931 3,000 0 0 63,931 1,104,570 15,672,234
    1995 60,034 2,144 50 0 62,228 913,786 29,235,780
    1996 23,903 4,497 617 0 29,017 682,513 20,459,808
    1997 20,631 5,161 0 0 25,792 1,590,894 29,560,406
    1998 17,283 61,083 0 0 78,366 702,880 36,142,244
    1999 76,614 76,161 10 0 152,785 2,609,264 24,019,853
    2000 191,831 28,876 0 0 220,707 4,364,806 28,685,708
    2001 253,105 28,085 0 0 281,190 3,300,320 28,744,506
    2002 162,734 26,726 0 0 189,460 1,610,672 34,908,545
    "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: DEGUSSA CORP.
    Mailing Address: 4201 DEGUSSA RD., THEODORE, AL 36582
    Public Contact: BILL KLUTZ
    Phone: (334) 443-4763
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: DEGUSSA CORP.
    Latitude: 30.51578
    Longitude: -88.13789
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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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