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Environmental Release Report: PCS NITROGEN FERTILIZER L.P.
 
 
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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:NICKEL COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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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 70
    Suspected Carcinogens 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 10 9,800
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 134,010
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 75
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 134,015
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,009,075 300
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,009,075 300
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 2,875,070 300
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,009,090 300
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,009,080 300

    *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 2,829,500 223,250 0 0 3,052,750 688,640 NA
    1989 3,435,532 231,972 0 0 3,667,504 747,650 NA
    1990 3,235,820 252,496 0 0 3,488,316 787,276 NA
    1991 3,993,384 226,764 0 0 4,220,148 772,503 4,936,595
    1992 7,604,081 236,465 0 0 7,840,546 1,021,928 8,804,460
    1993 4,029,229 9,937 0 0 4,039,166 36,454 4,099,370
    1994 4,049,242 12,555 0 0 4,061,797 54,217 4,142,186
    1995 3,231,320 9,586 0 0 3,240,906 47,923 3,336,762
    1996 3,948,497 9,127 0 0 3,957,624 83,577 4,086,827
    1997 4,879,993 2,922 0 0 4,882,915 282,749 5,110,323
    1998 5,181,431 2,045 0 0 5,183,476 233,660 5,415,066
    1999 4,476,065 5,160 0 0 4,481,225 223,305 4,692,500
    2000 3,227,095 15,000 0 0 3,242,095 218,410 3,451,725
    2001 3,154,080 12,600 0 0 3,166,680 136,420 3,456,030
    2002 3,009,090 10,100 0 0 3,019,190 249,920 3,287,522
    "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 0 0 0 0 0 1.06 2.11
    2001 0 0 0 0 0 .9111 .9111
    2002 0 0 0 0 0 .9919 .9919
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: PCS NITROGEN FERTILIZER L.P.
    Mailing Address: 5790 OLD MILLINGTON RD., MILLINGTON, TN 38053
    Public Contact: JOHN R. HUNT
    Phone: (901) 354-3301
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: PCS NITROGEN INC.
    Latitude: 35.29828
    Longitude: -89.96318
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  • Links

    • 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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