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Environmental Release Report: EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO. TENN ESSEE OPS.
 
 
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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:METHYL BROMIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 158,846 24,778
    Suspected Carcinogens 36,917 19,392
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 930,703 445,170
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 141,729 1,558
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,558,740 178,761
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 244,977 1,830
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,053,715 46,456
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 1,424,797 270,885
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,459,500 296,873
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 1,277,986
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,302,882 293,015
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 28,434 1,466
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 902,949 202,513
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,345,216 305,527
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,150,646 300,093

    *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 46,086,188 1,540,929 131,490 0 47,758,607 909,725 NA
    1989 45,913,827 3,039,104 199,031 0 49,151,962 1,096,357 NA
    1990 41,004,680 2,587,011 445,759 0 44,037,450 44,579 NA
    1991 40,117,861 382,606 82,113 0 40,582,580 1,651,844 329,442,686
    1992 31,998,870 301,554 196,443 0 32,496,867 3,325,868 101,950,753
    1993 29,027,863 233,428 78,386 0 29,339,677 3,600,108 93,753,646
    1994 5,982,030 440,296 52,423 0 6,474,749 2,057,485 72,578,266
    1995 7,075,865 333,886 71,627 0 7,481,378 1,532,568 64,767,065
    1996 5,322,434 199,094 84,786 0 5,606,314 2,670,338 49,233,777
    1997 5,471,170 155,323 799,799 0 6,426,292 17,541,103 64,239,068
    1998 5,415,350 255,041 913,237 0 6,583,628 4,901,234 45,955,339
    1999 5,173,303 236,896 887,443 0 6,297,642 1,816,476 32,958,958
    2000 4,924,858 388,138 973,830 0 6,286,826 1,120,066 37,657,158
    2001 4,735,421 395,036 1,051,342 0 6,181,799 105,781 28,572,078
    2002 3,485,526 477,583 1,148,290 0 5,111,399 7,736 30,438,023
    "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
    2000 3.95 0 9.00 0 12.95 0 12.91
    2001 3.97 0 5.85 0 9.82 0 9.82
    2002 2.88 0 26.40 0 29.28 0 29.00
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO. TENN ESSEE OPS.
    Mailing Address: 100 EASTMAN RD., KINGSPORT, TN 37662
    Public Contact: LOU E. MOORE
    Phone: (423) 229-3369
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO.
    Latitude: 36.51972
    Longitude: -82.54056
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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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