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Environmental Release Report: VULCAN CHEMICALS
 
 
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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):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized carcinogens:
    Air releases of recognized developmental 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 Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CARBON TETRACHLORIDE
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 31,520
    Suspected Carcinogens 2,300
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 43,683
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 967
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 37,216
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 39,706
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 13,551
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 45,218
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 49,657
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 12,866
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 45,231
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 33,558
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 58,097
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 30,630

    *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 1,751,374 0 0 95,884,910 97,636,284 42,776 NA
    1989 1,445,451 0 0 91,063,565 92,509,016 7,000 NA
    1990 779,589 0 0 58,606,820 59,386,409 6,151 NA
    1991 770,083 0 0 44,860,820 45,630,903 105,673 47,539,598
    1992 437,448 0 0 59,536,672 59,974,120 24,674 63,195,192
    1993 432,349 0 0 16,973,869 17,406,218 41,016 22,195,802
    1994 411,176 0 0 3,648,873 4,060,049 10,949 8,269,318
    1995 421,677 0 0 883,864 1,305,541 24,998 5,167,176
    1996 434,900 0 0 496,919 931,819 26,809 2,804,706
    1997 76,155 0 0 427,710 503,865 49,884 1,558,365
    1998 110,395 0 0 592,854 703,249 113,073 1,857,492
    1999 101,218 0 0 459,433 560,651 217,388 2,972,376
    2000 113,080 0 0 465,163 578,243 133,663 3,010,648
    2001 60,438 0 0 502,388 562,826 76,951 2,940,682
    2002 58,782 0 0 511,094 569,876 39,039 2,953,044
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 17.24 0 0 284 301 42.35 343
    2001 17.27 0 0 63.75 81.02 50.31 131
    2002 61.66 0 0 425 486 49.85 536
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: VULCAN CHEMICALS
    Mailing Address: 6200 S. RIDGE RD., WICHITA, KS 67215
    Public Contact: STEVE NIKKEL
    Phone: (316) 524-4211
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: VULCAN MATERIALS CO.
    Latitude: 37.58178
    Longitude: -97.42514
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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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