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Environmental Release Report: PREMCOR REFINING GROUP INC. MEMPHIS REFY.
 
 
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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:BENZENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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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 7,905 130
    Suspected Carcinogens 240
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 41,290 1,155
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 14,830 375
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 33,385 515
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,980 130
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 31,945 625
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 31,965 890
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 38,240 895
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 260
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 62,675 1,150
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 4,100 125
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 42,635 765
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 68,215 1,155
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 38,490 1,155

    *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 60,111 44 37 0 60,192 2,609,239 NA
    1989 248,335 411 57 0 248,803 74,899 NA
    1990 192,110 31 46 0 192,187 91,823 NA
    1991 35,510 0 114 0 35,624 302,701 12,950,775
    1992 119,009 0 8 0 119,017 332,754 18,095,279
    1993 49,806 22 14 0 49,842 321,098 20,614,988
    1994 64,914 56 16 0 64,986 458,599 53,201,166
    1995 43,424 22 0 0 43,446 249,729 41,886,074
    1996 49,130 166 279 0 49,575 167,248 28,506,237
    1997 84,755 164 279 0 85,198 220,046 20,513,247
    1998 135,582 1,485 0 0 137,067 180,195 71,312,600
    1999 190,847 16 4 0 190,867 646,141 54,830,645
    2000 151,695 254 0 0 151,949 1,963,853 89,828,757
    2001 134,969 67 0 0 135,036 544,723 104,545,180
    2002 71,670 1,155 0 0 72,825 781,152 2,751,864
    "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
    2002 .5 0 0 0 .5 0 1.00
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: PREMCOR REFINING GROUP INC. MEMPHIS REFY.
    Mailing Address: 543 W. MALLORY AVE., MEMPHIS, TN 38109
    Public Contact: JIM FEDENA
    Phone: (901) 947-8423
    SIC Code: 29 Petroleum And Coal Products
    2002 Parent Company: PREMCOR REFINING GROUP INC.
    Latitude: 35.08724
    Longitude: -90.08079
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    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
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    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

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