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Environmental Release Report: TYSON FRESH MEATS
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    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:no data available
    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)
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 31,503
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 31,503
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 31,503
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 31,503
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 31,503

    *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 87,089 0 0 250 87,339 1,217 NA
    1989 85,611 0 0 250 85,861 1,370 NA
    1990 87,537 250 0 3,412 91,199 418,469 NA
    1991 120,250 250 0 3,952 124,452 355,793 450,435
    1992 80,010 250 0 4,000 84,260 360,250 476,020
    1993 77,005 250 0 3,900 81,155 332,200 432,010
    1994 92,805 250 0 9,900 102,955 369,900 478,010
    1995 5 0 0 0 5 0 30,010
    1996 65,105 0 0 750 65,855 32,620 130,410
    1997 80,255 0 0 750 81,005 66,450 162,010
    1998 60,010 0 0 750 60,760 42,050 141,220
    1999 44,110 0 0 750 44,860 51,510 96,263
    2000 31,010 0 0 750 31,760 86,950 118,020
    2001 77,900 0 0 1,400 79,300 39,844 116,000
    2002 31,503 0 0 1,574 33,077 42,315 75,451
    "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: TYSON FRESH MEATS
    Mailing Address: 2101 W. 6TH ST., EMPORIA, KS 66801
    Public Contact: MIKE FIEHLER
    Phone: (620) 340-1200
    SIC Code: 20 Food And Kindred Products
    2002 Parent Company: TYSON FOODS INC.
    Latitude: 38.39547
    Longitude: -96.225
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
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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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