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Environmental Release Report: COGNIS CORP.
 
 
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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:1,2-DICHLOROETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:1,2-DICHLOROETHANE
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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 15,506
    Suspected Carcinogens 500
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 20,001
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,250
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 22,311
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,250
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,505
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 22,811
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 36,464
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 36,464
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 31,404
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 36,714
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 36,464

    *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 75,900 0 0 0 75,900 175,830 NA
    1989 54,900 0 0 0 54,900 231,982 NA
    1990 39,600 0 0 0 39,600 638,881 NA
    1991 95,175 0 0 0 95,175 699,600 1,190,015
    1992 299,221 0 0 0 299,221 947,705 19,910,283
    1993 87,996 0 0 0 87,996 270,128 33,507,003
    1994 57,838 0 0 0 57,838 1,684,007 24,101,380
    1995 537,660 0 0 0 537,660 670,175 28,957,279
    1996 437,980 0 0 0 437,980 592,790 33,497,625
    1997 489,088 0 0 0 489,088 1,216,490 33,537,982
    1998 295,930 0 0 0 295,930 640,425 401,079,399
    1999 190,070 0 0 0 190,070 489,565 388,816,537
    2000 47,206 0 0 0 47,206 608,740 419,752,056
    2001 39,320 0 0 0 39,320 505,985 417,129,470
    2002 36,964 0 0 0 36,964 96,697 370,509,397
    "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 0 0 0 0 0 7.81 7.81
    2001 0 0 0 0 0 15.88 16.00
    2002 0 0 0 0 0 3.59 3.59
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: COGNIS CORP.
    Mailing Address: 2525 S. KENSINGTON RD., KANKAKEE, IL 60901
    Public Contact: JULIE CHAPPEY
    Phone: (815) 939-6042
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: COGNIS CORP.
    Latitude: 41.08383
    Longitude: -87.86722
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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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