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Environmental Release Report: UCB FILMS INC.
 
 
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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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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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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:CARBON DISULFIDE
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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 700
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,036,612 7,350
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 1,036,612 7,350
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 892,672 7,350
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 144,640
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 143,940
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,037,312 17,300
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,037,312 17,300
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 892,672 7,350
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 144,640 9,950
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,037,312 17,300
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,037,312 17,300

    *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 1,380,050 3,700 0 0 1,383,750 250 NA
    1989 1,148,850 3,500 0 0 1,152,350 250 NA
    1990 1,510,810 2,960 0 0 1,513,770 250 NA
    1991 1,155,750 3,300 0 0 1,159,050 250 34,992,200
    1992 994,500 3,500 0 0 998,000 250 38,956,600
    1993 1,178,500 3,400 0 0 1,181,900 250 33,665,480
    1994 839,500 3,600 0 0 843,100 250 35,634,950
    1995 543,689 3,300 0 0 546,989 0 27,252,601
    1996 275,900 1,500 0 0 277,400 0 13,374,280
    1997 727,680 0 0 0 727,680 500 3,428,900
    1998 1,058,234 3,800 500 0 1,062,534 24,153 8,609,000
    1999 880,550 10,600 500 0 891,650 16,916 10,632,300
    2000 1,283,023 8,600 500 0 1,292,123 13,036 11,672,800
    2001 1,184,671 22,566 1,000 0 1,208,237 10,009 9,412,219
    2002 1,037,312 17,300 1,000 0 1,055,612 3,851 6,971,107
    "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: UCB FILMS INC.
    Mailing Address: 6000 S.E. 2ND ST., TECUMSEH, KS 66542
    Public Contact: JAY WHEELER
    Phone: (785) 276-3408
    SIC Code: 26 Paper And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: UCB INC.
    Latitude: 39.05237
    Longitude: -95.55632
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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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