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Environmental Release Report: DEGUSSA CORP.
 
 
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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:CHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHLOROMETHANE
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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 9
    Suspected Carcinogens 19,496
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 19,509
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 19,496
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 9
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 3
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 19,509
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 19,511
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 19,511
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 19,504
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 19,511
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 19,505

    *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 80,192 0 0 0 80,192 18,396 NA
    1989 117,171 0 0 0 117,171 9,140 NA
    1990 63,549 0 0 0 63,549 10,243 NA
    1991 75,372 0 0 0 75,372 12,006 80,969
    1992 53,206 0 0 0 53,206 5,099 58,547
    1993 33,189 0 0 0 33,189 2,626 35,470
    1994 39,454 0 0 0 39,454 3,273 42,427
    1995 31,854 0 0 0 31,854 10,629 42,955
    1996 32,632 0 0 0 32,632 9,386 42,408
    1997 32,317 0 0 0 32,317 8,681 40,613
    1998 28,944 0 0 0 28,944 4,710 33,430
    1999 15,606 0 0 0 15,606 2,030 17,401
    2000 16,770 0 0 0 16,770 1,331 17,868
    2001 17,589 0 0 0 17,589 2,342 19,931
    2002 19,511 0 0 0 19,511 2,864 22,689
    "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: DEGUSSA CORP.
    Mailing Address: 900 S. PALM ST., JANESVILLE, WI 53547
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: DEGUSSA CORP.
    Latitude: 42.66797
    Longitude: -89.04258
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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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