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Environmental Release Report: ROYSTER-CLARK NITROGEN
 
 
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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):
    Noncancer 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:FORMALDEHYDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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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 6,005
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 63,384
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 416,865
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 6,005
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 416,865
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,217,675 5,740
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 5
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,217,675 5,740
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 800,810 5,740
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,217,935 5,740
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,217,935 5,740

    *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 1,457,897 150,000 0 0 1,607,897 0 NA
    1989 1,878,639 170,250 3,700 0 2,052,589 0 NA
    1990 1,874,464 180,500 4,450 0 2,059,414 0 NA
    1991 1,872,391 110,250 3,700 0 1,986,341 3,350 1,981,911
    1992 2,284,882 78,250 3,700 0 2,366,832 2,020 2,392,147
    1993 2,328,602 86,250 3,700 0 2,418,552 5,350 2,392,718
    1994 2,330,550 11,056 4,460 0 2,346,066 5,900 2,352,801
    1995 3,139,070 26,050 4,800 0 3,169,920 0 3,161,720
    1996 3,869,075 81,050 3,900 0 3,954,025 100,200 4,044,783
    1997 4,200,315 53,600 0 0 4,253,915 0 4,242,560
    1998 2,373,415 52,623 0 0 2,426,038 0 2,410,260
    1999 1,193,570 45,300 0 0 1,238,870 0 2,345,760
    2000 1,441,250 75,892 0 0 1,517,142 0 1,504,081
    2001 1,079,425 64,454 0 0 1,143,879 0 1,133,942
    2002 1,217,935 69,124 0 0 1,287,059 0 1,273,542
    "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: ROYSTER-CLARK NITROGEN
    Mailing Address: 16675 HWY. 20 W., EAST DUBUQUE, IL 61025
    Public Contact: SUSAN VON STEIN
    Phone: (815) 747-3101
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: ROYSTER-CLARK, INC.
    Latitude: 42.44361
    Longitude: -90.55639
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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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