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Environmental Release Report: CARGILL INC.
 
 
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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:CHLOROFORM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD
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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 204,400
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 94,425
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,425
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 256,000
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 94,425
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 365,025
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 259,425
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 401,025
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 308,700
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 449,425
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 3,400
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 91,025
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 568,125
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 532,825

    *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 41,200 0 0 0 41,200 2,289,101 NA
    1989 39,109 0 0 0 39,109 2,090,000 NA
    1990 4,189 0 0 0 4,189 202,994 NA
    1991 8,791 0 0 0 8,791 65,023 73,806
    1992 80,500 0 0 0 80,500 45,600 126,100
    1993 87,900 0 0 0 87,900 49,100 186,100
    1994 92,700 0 0 0 92,700 0 92,800
    1995 315,209 0 0 0 315,209 1,100 510,320,309
    1996 325,100 0 0 0 325,100 1,000 329,000
    1997 218,100 0 0 0 218,100 1,400 219,400
    1998 292,226 0 32 0 292,258 1,714 556,324
    1999 505,900 0 275 0 506,175 1,775 612,225
    2000 463,525 0 250 0 463,775 1,750 569,325
    2001 442,525 0 0 0 442,525 750 547,425
    2002 813,825 0 0 0 813,825 61,250 982,224
    "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: CARGILL INC.
    Mailing Address: 2330 BUOY ST., MEMPHIS, TN 38113
    Public Contact: MICHAEL D. JONES
    Phone: (901) 775-5800
    SIC Code: 20 Food And Kindred Products
    2002 Parent Company: CARGILL INC.
    Latitude: 35.08128
    Longitude: -90.13305
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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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