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Environmental Release Report: VISKASE 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):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    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:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 142
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 2,260,142
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,260,142
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,260,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 31,142
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 142
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 2,291,142
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 31,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 2,260,142
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 2,260,142
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 2,291,000
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 2,291,000

    *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 2,045,000 0 0 0 2,045,000 242,700 NA
    1989 2,161,000 0 0 0 2,161,000 83,500 NA
    1990 1,645,000 0 0 0 1,645,000 87,000 NA
    1991 1,832,000 29 0 0 1,832,029 73,000 4,825,000
    1992 2,146,000 0 0 0 2,146,000 106,000 6,233,000
    1993 2,129,000 0 0 0 2,129,000 131,300 6,131,300
    1994 2,274,000 0 0 0 2,274,000 74,000 2,374,000
    1995 2,278,000 0 0 0 2,278,000 78,000 2,378,000
    1996 2,281,000 0 0 0 2,281,000 72,000 2,372,000
    1997 2,243,000 0 0 0 2,243,000 48,000 2,248,000
    1998 1,941,000 0 0 0 1,941,000 46,000 1,946,000
    1999 2,219,000 0 0 0 2,219,000 74,000 2,304,000
    2000 2,145,000 0 0 0 2,145,000 73,000 2,223,000
    2001 2,268,148 0 0 0 2,268,148 73,412 2,335,560
    2002 2,291,142 0 0 0 2,291,142 77,279 2,368,539
    "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: VISKASE CORP.
    Mailing Address: 106 BLAIR BEND DR., LOUDON, TN 37771
    Public Contact: P. J. GLARROW
    Phone: (865) 458-2071
    SIC Code: 30 Rubber And Misc. Plastics Products
    2002 Parent Company: VISKASE COS. INC.
    Latitude: 35.73714
    Longitude: -84.31912
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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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