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Environmental Release Report: MONSANTO CO.
 
 
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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-DICHLOROETHANE
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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 10,685 4,645
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,841
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 29,776 18,648
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 4,974 13
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 15,080 79
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 643 12
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 218,356 4,679
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 29,766 1,572
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 242,904 9,238
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 205,300
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 53,885 9,292
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 11 12
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 19,162 7,649
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 247,787 9,280
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 253,610 9,292

    *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 2,187,022 278,125 0 0 2,465,147 87,715 NA
    1989 2,042,694 197,190 0 0 2,239,884 128,118 NA
    1990 1,528,236 90,131 0 0 1,618,367 96,359 NA
    1991 1,516,496 73,009 0 0 1,589,505 104,450 8,054,108
    1992 1,870,088 122,418 0 0 1,992,506 113,728 6,941,753
    1993 551,814 3,251 0 0 555,065 242,211 5,888,707
    1994 250,201 2,842 0 0 253,043 240,922 8,154,298
    1995 311,848 3,257 0 0 315,105 719,279 12,292,779
    1996 197,362 5,252 0 0 202,614 643,811 9,697,185
    1997 187,377 3,339 0 0 190,716 1,609,212 8,070,503
    1998 228,875 31,104 0 0 259,979 1,244,807 18,827,934
    1999 138,637 46,767 0 0 185,404 572,686 16,286,683
    2000 168,273 40,503 0 0 208,776 468,158 8,436,321
    2001 154,997 33,481 0 0 188,478 882,529 7,344,144
    2002 257,460 26,304 0 0 283,764 308,703 5,427,355
    "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 .19 0 0 0 .19 0 .19
    2002 .15 0 0 0 .15 0 .15
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: MONSANTO CO.
    Mailing Address: 2500 WIGGINS RD., MUSCATINE, IA 52761
    Public Contact: SUSIE HIDALGO
    Phone: (563) 262-5673
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: MONSANTO CO.
    Latitude: 41.34853
    Longitude: -91.0811
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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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