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Environmental Release Report: HERCULES 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:ETHYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:EPICHLOROHYDRIN
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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 5,015
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 351,374
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 333,636
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 13,912
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 3,826
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 338,651
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 351,374
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 354,926
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 354,926
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 5,015
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 337,188
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 354,926
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 354,926

    *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 1,152,840 2,100 37,560 0 1,192,500 8,250 NA
    1989 792,063 2,100 18,570 0 812,733 168,000 NA
    1990 740,218 2,100 18,000 0 760,318 970 NA
    1991 717,250 2,400 18,000 0 737,650 2,200 45,208,730
    1992 684,988 2,366 20,000 0 707,354 1,800 21,259,652
    1993 711,705 4,000 0 0 715,705 0 24,955,107
    1994 630,383 7,917 20,156 0 658,456 12,411 24,029,276
    1995 870,735 10,476 0 0 881,211 14,910 18,789,459
    1996 762,662 9,323 306 0 772,291 24,000 884,519
    1997 588,706 8,498 0 0 597,204 11,530 750,681
    1998 525,716 6,507 0 0 532,223 5,765 627,658
    1999 248,219 3,386 968 0 252,573 31,104 313,874
    2000 760,422 0 970 0 761,392 85,128 866,151
    2001 439,858 0 970 0 440,828 108,139 615,061
    2002 354,926 0 1,020 0 355,946 44,027 404,162
    "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: HERCULES INC.
    Mailing Address: 613 W. 7TH, HATTIESBURG, MS 39401
    Public Contact: WALTER D. LANGHANS
    Phone: (601) 545-3450
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: HERCULES INC.
    Latitude: 31.33833
    Longitude: -89.30444
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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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