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Environmental Release Report: KOPPERS 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
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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 3,310 255
    Suspected Carcinogens 12 .600
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 22 251
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 10 250
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 10 250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3,310 255
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 10 250
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 22 251
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,310 255
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 22 251
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 22 251
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,322 256

    *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 6,855 0 592 0 7,447 39,160 NA
    1989 4,788 0 237 0 5,025 515 NA
    1990 10,594 0 497 0 11,091 10,649 NA
    1991 5,834 0 0 0 5,834 97,022 169,932
    1992 13,635 0 0 0 13,635 342,402 358,092
    1993 27,030 0 0 0 27,030 84,000 112,042
    1994 30,030 0 0 0 30,030 8,900 38,538
    1995 8,306 0 0 0 8,306 155,800 162,032
    1996 5,227 0 0 0 5,227 954,778 964,863
    1997 5,977 0 0 0 5,977 48,633 39,654
    1998 7,647 2,933 0 0 10,580 195,054 350,990
    1999 5,419 514 0 0 5,933 163,643 291,702
    2000 3,382 264 0 0 3,646 116,987 265,816
    2001 2,811 339 0 0 3,150 77,971 1,643,495
    2002 3,322 256 10 0 3,587 239,311 241,713
    "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 .0236 117 0 0 117 904 1,031
    2001 .022 146 0 0 146 3,125 3,063
    2002 .038 20.18 0 0 20.21 7,716 7,734
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: KOPPERS INC.
    Mailing Address: 1 KOPPERS DR., GRENADA, MS 38960
    Public Contact: TOM HENDERSON
    Phone: (662) 226-4584
    SIC Code: 24 Lumber And Wood Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 33.77644
    Longitude: -89.80842
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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

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