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Environmental Release Report: ESSEX GROUP INC. CHEMICAL PROCESSING
 
 
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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:1,2,4-TRIMETHYLBENZENE
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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 961
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,375
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 25,921
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,390
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 13,831
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 961
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,009
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 19,801
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 15,712
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 26,314
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 17,924
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 21,828
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 15,712

    *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 2,500 0 0 0 2,500 101,900 NA
    1989 6,000 0 0 0 6,000 87,209 NA
    1990 6,010 0 0 0 6,010 60,096 NA
    1991 23,415 0 0 0 23,415 619,623 692,891
    1992 19,955 0 0 0 19,955 701,400 739,510
    1993 25,000 0 0 0 25,000 579,865 652,095
    1994 26,005 0 0 0 26,005 813,170 870,640
    1995 31,695 0 0 0 31,695 823,150 896,615
    1996 32,905 0 0 0 32,905 797,140 842,905
    1997 33,615 0 0 0 33,615 112,910 903,405
    1998 34,715 0 0 0 34,715 869,025 934,890
    1999 38,400 0 0 0 38,400 910,600 1,029,600
    2000 37,800 0 0 0 37,800 975,600 1,039,250
    2001 31,373 0 0 0 31,373 781,918 833,999
    2002 26,519 0 0 0 26,519 751,041 835,556
    "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: ESSEX GROUP INC. CHEMICAL PROCESSING
    Mailing Address: 1700 SWINNEY, FORT WAYNE, IN 46802
    Public Contact: MELANIE HALL
    Phone: (260) 461-4000
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: SUPERIOR TELECOM INC.
    Latitude: 41.0708
    Longitude: -85.1596
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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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