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Environmental Release Report: COLUMBIAN CHEMICALS CO.
 
 
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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):
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    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:LEAD COMPOUNDS
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:LEAD 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 29
    Suspected Carcinogens 36
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 320,064
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 320,029
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 320,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 29
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 29
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 320,064
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 470,029
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 320,029
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 36
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 320,036
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 470,036

    *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 371,242 0 0 0 371,242 0 NA
    1989 479,789 0 0 0 479,789 0 NA
    1990 505,755 0 0 0 505,755 0 NA
    1991 385,880 0 0 0 385,880 0 385,880
    1992 440,029 0 0 0 440,029 0 440,029
    1993 490,688 0 0 0 490,688 0 490,688
    1994 363,268 0 0 0 363,268 0 363,268
    1995 292,000 0 0 0 292,000 0 1,120,000
    1996 430,000 0 0 0 430,000 0 430,000
    1997 400,000 0 0 0 400,000 0 400,000
    1998 610,000 0 0 0 610,000 0 610,000
    1999 650,000 0 0 0 650,000 0 650,000
    2000 610,053 0 130 0 610,183 26 610,157
    2001 540,049 0 121 0 540,169 0 540,169
    2002 470,072 0 162 0 470,234 0 470,243
    "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: COLUMBIAN CHEMICALS CO.
    Mailing Address: 3500 SOUTH RD. S., ULYSSES, KS 67880
    Public Contact: KEN VAUGHN
    Phone: (602) 366-8318
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: PHELPS DODGE CORP.
    Latitude: 37.54056
    Longitude: -101.19444
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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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