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Environmental Release Report: KRATON POLYMERS U.S. L.L.C.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
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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:1,2-DIBROMOETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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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 18,388 72
    Suspected Carcinogens 8,409 6
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 32,440 430,388
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 17,767 18
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 22,720 60
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 10,507 10
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 33,481 72
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 31,398 337
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 90,598 1,177
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 26,300
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 625,607 1,183
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 17,758 17
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 27,030 900
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 91,877 1,210
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 91,877 1,210

    *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 1,902,971 54,300 0 0 1,957,271 1,843,495 NA
    1989 1,853,394 38,938 0 0 1,892,332 520,282 NA
    1990 1,517,784 58,755 0 0 1,576,539 721,896 NA
    1991 1,889,121 53,762 0 0 1,942,883 447,971 20,226,625
    1992 1,184,822 52,693 0 0 1,237,515 371,885 18,310,329
    1993 1,209,935 4,017 0 0 1,213,952 291,819 21,531,641
    1994 1,016,272 13,549 0 0 1,029,821 1,038,523 10,888,307
    1995 909,322 99,451 0 0 1,008,773 403,445 9,912,946
    1996 968,412 104,550 0 0 1,072,962 939,176 11,166,049
    1997 670,510 520,849 0 0 1,191,359 5,302,124 14,699,654
    1998 520,132 470,925 0 0 991,057 2,170,256 13,468,663
    1999 528,089 390,612 0 0 918,701 812,639 17,056,290
    2000 621,812 420,809 0 0 1,042,621 284,139 16,739,414
    2001 558,186 381,373 0 0 939,559 253,838 15,309,648
    2002 651,937 431,233 0 0 1,083,169 324,327 18,218,142
    "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 .18 0 0 0 .18 0 .18
    2001 .18 0 0 0 .18 0 .18
    2002 .18 0 0 0 .18 0 .18
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: KRATON POLYMERS U.S. L.L.C.
    Mailing Address: 2982 WASHINGTON BLVD., BELPRE, OH 45714
    Public Contact: MICHAEL D. WHITE
    Phone: (740) 423-2304
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: RIPPLEWOOD HOLDINGS L.L.C.
    Latitude: 39.27938
    Longitude: -81.6202
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    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
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    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

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