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Environmental Release Report: TNEMEC CO. 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:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ZINC
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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 1,742
    Suspected Carcinogens 328
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 16,798
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 17,678
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 2,070
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 10,894
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 17,568
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 20,236
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 20,470
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 13,896
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 20,624
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 19,993

    *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 117,107 0 0 0 117,107 122,600 NA
    1989 156,570 0 0 0 156,570 98,550 NA
    1990 199,000 0 0 0 199,000 0 NA
    1991 164,167 0 0 0 164,167 75,078 75,035
    1992 162,926 0 0 0 162,926 144,573 145,131
    1993 140,130 0 0 0 140,130 137,800 237,730
    1994 94,057 0 0 0 94,057 132,800 229,197
    1995 103,565 0 0 0 103,565 202,395 276,535
    1996 123,400 0 0 0 123,400 0 360,695
    1997 85,290 0 0 0 85,290 274,900 236,435
    1998 100,705 0 0 0 100,705 149,064 249,124
    1999 22,318 0 0 0 22,318 165,529 187,343
    2000 22,333 0 0 0 22,333 208,182 230,011
    2001 21,375 0 0 0 21,375 212,922 234,295
    2002 20,647 0 0 0 20,647 257,126 277,770
    "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: TNEMEC CO. INC.
    Mailing Address: 123 W. 23RD AVE., NORTH KANSAS CITY, MO 64116
    Public Contact: SAM YANKEE
    Phone: (816) 474-3400
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: NA
    Latitude: 39.14515
    Longitude: -94.5837
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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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