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Environmental Release Report: CARGILL 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:PROPYLENE OXIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ACETALDEHYDE
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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 73,669
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 35,269 82,602
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 35,269
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 125,872
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 108,938
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 150,627
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 98,199 454
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 252,217 454
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 45,996 454
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 161,354 454
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 161,354 454

    *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 3,383 63,270 0 0 66,653 82,449 NA
    1989 163,250 75,368 0 0 238,618 5,829 NA
    1990 86,388 109,583 0 0 195,971 13,590 NA
    1991 11,504 117,635 0 0 129,139 9,849 139,060
    1992 82,117 89,139 0 0 171,256 8,337 178,858
    1993 158,260 69,529 0 0 227,789 69,000 298,700
    1994 103,260 210,770 0 0 314,030 100,000 413,370
    1995 24,610 8,260 0 0 32,870 11,000 54,460
    1996 16,245 3,400 0 0 19,645 7,800 27,600
    1997 15,755 970 0 0 16,725 75,800 20,000
    1998 19,400 2,200 0 0 21,600 8,700 38,800
    1999 21,450 4,600 0 0 26,050 14,550 60,200
    2000 35,750 1,600 0 0 37,350 25,650 71,200
    2001 23,450 1,400 0 0 24,850 128,490 102,195
    2002 252,217 83,056 0 0 335,273 4,506 555,278
    "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: CARGILL INC.
    Mailing Address: 1100 INDIANAPOLIS BLVD., HAMMOND, IN 46394
    Public Contact: JOSEPH LYNCH
    Phone: (219) 473-2574
    SIC Code: 20 Food And Kindred Products
    2002 Parent Company: CARGILL
    Latitude: 41.69857
    Longitude: -87.52069
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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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