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Environmental Release Report: ASHLAND SPECIALTY CHEMICAL CO.
 
 
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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:FORMALDEHYDE
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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 89
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 394
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 2,750
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 403
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 2,733
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 3,316
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 3,650
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 869
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 3,650
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 3,576

    *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 7,098 0 0 0 7,098 989,150 NA
    1989 8,046 0 0 0 8,046 1,225,598 NA
    1990 7,278 0 0 0 7,278 1,176,777 NA
    1991 4,543 0 0 0 4,543 1,062,955 1,065,539
    1992 3,646 0 0 0 3,646 1,288,540 2,369,356
    1993 6,083 0 0 0 6,083 1,093,395 1,481,711
    1994 4,375 0 0 0 4,375 75,330 464,984
    1995 5,275 0 0 0 5,275 39,583 459,264
    1996 3,210 0 0 0 3,210 16,826 29,712
    1997 3,893 0 0 0 3,893 26,846 19,302
    1998 3,572 0 0 0 3,572 42,363 37,422
    1999 2,498 0 0 0 2,498 13,145 15,885
    2000 1,935 0 0 0 1,935 45,523 62,167
    2001 6,869 0 0 0 6,869 26,647 34,036
    2002 3,650 0 0 0 3,650 32,539 36,709
    "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: ASHLAND SPECIALTY CHEMICAL CO.
    Mailing Address: 2191 W. 110TH ST., CLEVELAND, OH 44102
    Public Contact: JIM VITAK
    Phone: (614) 790-3715
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: ASHLAND INC.
    Latitude: 41.47217
    Longitude: -81.76295
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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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