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Environmental Release Report: FRONTIER EL DORADO REFINING CO.
 
 
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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:BENZENE
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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 32,104 624
    Suspected Carcinogens 1,107 1
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 131,055 1,462
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 49,281 1,028
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 102,304 450
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 30,906 624
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 60,584 1,281
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 47,515 870
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 152,232 1,831
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 90,000
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 205,131 2,007
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 25,276 540
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 137,902 1,079
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 260,341 1,710
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 185,868 1,831

    *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 1,922,300 26,518 141,240 0 2,090,058 993,800 NA
    1989 1,637,332 16,944 13,262 0 1,667,538 2,378 NA
    1990 1,686,195 14,241 0 0 1,700,436 9,903 NA
    1991 1,451,806 19,382 0 0 1,471,188 413,690 409,170,448
    1992 1,470,170 20,781 0 0 1,490,951 785,640 357,281,731
    1993 1,473,820 10,758 0 0 1,484,578 756,085 341,880,488
    1994 1,187,300 8,006 0 0 1,195,306 793,654 52,427,705
    1995 1,066,851 7,695 0 0 1,074,546 8,459 8,825,368
    1996 710,329 3,950 0 0 714,279 216,831 4,981,661
    1997 513,831 5,824 0 0 519,655 542,456 6,402,999
    1998 430,680 2,481 42 0 433,203 151,014 2,269,369
    1999 429,707 1,267 41 0 431,015 103,516 1,484,036
    2000 440,918 1,333 41 0 442,292 20,416 1,602,527
    2001 392,209 2,208 41 0 394,458 45,992 1,253,466
    2002 277,445 2,009 41 0 279,495 35,364 1,070,063
    "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: FRONTIER EL DORADO REFINING CO.
    Mailing Address: 1401 S. DOUGLAS RD., EL DORADO, KS 67042
    Public Contact: R.A. MORRIS
    Phone: (316) 321-8433
    SIC Code: 29 Petroleum And Coal Products
    2002 Parent Company: FRONTIER OIL CORP.
    Latitude: 37.79965
    Longitude: -96.86626
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    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
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    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

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