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Environmental Release Report: ATOFINA CHEMICALS INC. WICHITA PLANT
 
 
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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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CHLOROFORM
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ANTIMONY COMPOUNDS
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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 762
    Suspected Carcinogens 121
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 130,254
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 129,871
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 126,102
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 1,192
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 126,259
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 59,219
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 4,961
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 183,367
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 57,870
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 131,341
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,239

    *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 103,453 0 0 0 103,453 104,001 NA
    1989 113,904 0 0 0 113,904 353,547 NA
    1990 84,753 0 0 0 84,753 3,355,807 NA
    1991 677,855 0 0 0 677,855 3,254,960 4,312,720
    1992 503,810 0 0 0 503,810 5,559,674 6,505,230
    1993 793,064 0 0 0 793,064 4,765,626 5,971,176
    1994 741,801 0 0 0 741,801 1,038,150 3,521,400
    1995 575,510 0 0 0 575,510 229,572 883,355
    1996 565,007 0 0 0 565,007 86,470 753,855
    1997 488,032 0 0 0 488,032 249,546 958,850
    1998 475,666 0 0 0 475,666 118,307 687,155
    1999 404,317 0 0 0 404,317 128,687 614,935
    2000 415,575 0 0 0 415,575 87,955 595,810
    2001 447,685 0 0 0 447,685 95,690 625,665
    2002 185,296 0 0 0 185,296 133,864 345,574
    "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: ATOFINA CHEMICALS INC. WICHITA PLANT
    Mailing Address: 6040 S. RIDGE RD., WICHITA, KS 67215
    Public Contact: DANNY WRIGHT
    Phone: (215) 419-7000
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: ATOFINA DELAWARE INC.
    Latitude: 37.59012
    Longitude: -97.42535
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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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