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Environmental Release Report: NOVA CHEMICALS
 
 
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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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:STYRENE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Carcinogens 9,744
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 9,744
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 9,744
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 9,744
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9,744
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 9,744
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 9,744
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 9,744
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 9,744
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 9,744
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 9,744

    *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 13,478 0 0 0 13,478 11,886 NA
    1989 13,478 0 0 0 13,478 30,846 NA
    1990 13,478 0 0 0 13,478 22,746 NA
    1991 13,399 0 0 0 13,399 15,814 48,250
    1992 13,095 0 0 0 13,095 34,902 48,052
    1993 13,170 0 290 0 13,460 17,808 31,170
    1994 206 0 0 0 206 13,481 13,437
    1995 698 0 0 0 698 22,344 22,792
    1996 475 0 0 0 475 8,970 9,220
    1997 430 0 0 0 430 27,340 13,930
    1998 450 0 0 0 450 15,941 16,121
    1999 574 0 0 0 574 14,619 15,193
    2000 559 0 0 0 559 14,308 14,867
    2001 160 0 0 0 160 13,166 13,397
    2002 9,744 0 0 0 9,744 10,460 20,204
    "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: NOVA CHEMICALS
    Mailing Address: 786 HARDY RD., PAINESVILLE, OH 44077
    Public Contact: DAVID B. PHILLIPS
    Phone: (440) 354-7140
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NOVA CHEMICALS
    Latitude: 41.75963
    Longitude: -81.23115
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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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