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Environmental Release Report: NOVA CHEMICALS (USA) 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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TOLUENE
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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 66
    Suspected Carcinogens 5,300 5
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 8,790 5
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,300
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 5,490 5
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 5,366 5
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 8,724 5
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 8,790 5
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 8,857 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 8,857 5
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 8,790 5
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 8,790 5
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 8,857 5

    *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 156,348 0 0 0 156,348 140,778 NA
    1989 144,034 0 0 0 144,034 130,960 NA
    1990 66,040 0 0 0 66,040 37,586 NA
    1991 164,000 0 0 0 164,000 809,270 318,400
    1992 182,700 0 0 0 182,700 124,510 346,500
    1993 165,800 0 0 0 165,800 130,025 371,500
    1994 54,066 28 0 0 54,094 215,201 333,735
    1995 57,374 13 0 0 57,387 187,541 310,547
    1996 17,812 10 0 0 17,822 248,673 477,017
    1997 15,707 10 0 0 15,717 818,000 676,412
    1998 10,310 5 0 0 10,315 294,500 397,909
    1999 11,352 5 0 0 11,357 1,404,990 1,507,447
    2000 10,945 5 0 0 10,950 1,011,800 1,106,442
    2001 7,029 5 0 0 7,034 874,200 939,729
    2002 8,857 5 0 0 8,862 461,277 540,652
    "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 (USA) INC.
    Mailing Address: TOWNSHIP RD. 97, BELPRE, OH 45714
    Public Contact: ROBERT POAGE
    Phone: (740) 568-3200
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NOVA CHEMICAL INC.
    Latitude: 39.27938
    Longitude: -81.6202
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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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