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Environmental Release Report: MORTON INTL. 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:1,1-DICHLOROETHYLENE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ACRYLIC ACID
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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 2,126
    Suspected Carcinogens 19,965
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 31,986
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 3,073
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 28,538
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,480
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9,484
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 31,404
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 34,937 2,011
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 38,612 2,011
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 34,925 2,011
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 39,715 2,011
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 37,981 2,011

    *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 60,200 0 0 0 60,200 131,500 NA
    1989 62,350 0 0 0 62,350 16,410 NA
    1990 59,825 0 0 0 59,825 30,920 NA
    1991 50,487 0 0 0 50,487 1,046,758 1,097,175
    1992 54,296 0 0 0 54,296 921,893 976,189
    1993 53,218 0 0 0 53,218 868,392 921,838
    1994 40,663 0 0 0 40,663 766,290 806,953
    1995 37,789 0 0 0 37,789 471,268 509,057
    1996 33,743 0 0 0 33,743 349,052 382,795
    1997 31,556 0 0 0 31,556 669,476 366,294
    1998 32,266 0 0 0 32,266 291,972 324,238
    1999 55,067 7,788 0 0 62,855 345,967 408,694
    2000 65,679 6,537 0 0 72,216 457,108 528,762
    2001 45,006 2,175 0 0 47,181 804,200 850,963
    2002 40,770 2,011 0 0 42,781 539,303 580,073
    "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: MORTON INTL. INC.
    Mailing Address: 5005 BARNARD MILL RD., RINGWOOD, IL 60072
    Public Contact: LARRY SCHMID
    Phone: (815) 653-2411
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: ROHM & HAAS CO.
    Latitude: 42.39528
    Longitude: -88.30703
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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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