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Environmental Release Report: GREAT LAKES CHEMICAL CORP.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Total environmental releases:
    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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    Rank facilities in TENNESSEE or in COCKE County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:BENZENE
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 5,604
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 6,726
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5,541
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 36,228
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 4,567
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9,024
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 37,347
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 42,440
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 501
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 90,397
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4,419
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,310
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 45,398
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 45,390

    *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 72,926 0 0 0 72,926 3,491,762 NA
    1989 44,223 0 0 0 44,223 1,029,329 NA
    1990 46,248 0 0 0 46,248 1,807,127 NA
    1991 52,105 0 0 0 52,105 874,802 3,777,912
    1992 59,246 0 0 0 59,246 219,866 5,128,638
    1993 24,253 0 0 0 24,253 669,102 1,870,352
    1994 95,701 0 0 0 95,701 1,438,072 2,955,912
    1995 79,642 0 0 0 79,642 1,033,843 4,055,817
    1996 140,057 0 0 0 140,057 1,493,770 41,978,017
    1997 179,033 0 0 0 179,033 2,738,543 79,560,751
    1998 130,287 100 5 0 130,392 2,397,296 52,261,508
    1999 113,505 100 2 0 113,607 1,739,768 50,040,898
    2000 141,007 50 2 0 141,059 1,319,940 39,168,170
    2001 69,504 10 0 0 69,514 610,511 8,715,447
    2002 90,905 0 0 0 90,905 1,133,444 13,876,631
    "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: GREAT LAKES CHEMICAL CORP.
    Mailing Address: 380 CHEMWOOD DR., NEWPORT, TN 37821
    Public Contact: JEFF PRICKETT
    Phone: (423) 623-1878
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: GREAT LAKES CHEMICAL CORP.
    Latitude: 35.94829
    Longitude: -83.20549
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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 COCKE County on:

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