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Environmental Release Report: FERRO CORP. BATON ROUGE SITE
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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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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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:CHLOROMETHANE
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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 3,830 2,911
    Suspected Carcinogens 254 2
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 9,560 19,809
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,815 574
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 4,465 16,327
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 1,678 570
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 4,713 2,914
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 8,167 19,807
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 9,688 19,294
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 9,717 19,810
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,678 570
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5,759 16,332
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 9,717 19,811
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 5,184 2,967

    *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 50,276 8,383 0 0 58,659 35,235 NA
    1989 20,093 7,716 0 0 27,809 92,310 NA
    1990 15,305 6,808 0 0 22,113 61,813 NA
    1991 20,088 11,422 0 0 31,510 273,435 2,029,993
    1992 24,716 11,255 0 0 35,971 286,786 1,923,314
    1993 28,328 9,138 0 0 37,466 209,984 1,408,512
    1994 24,331 9,239 0 0 33,570 383,956 1,181,690
    1995 28,855 8,431 0 0 37,286 289,897 640,574
    1996 14,426 7,074 0 0 21,500 146,960 245,350
    1997 12,301 19,340 0 0 31,641 544,628 373,465
    1998 11,110 5,608 0 0 16,718 218,646 294,370
    1999 12,901 3,909 0 0 16,810 142,953 219,290
    2000 10,905 5,793 0 0 16,698 74,138 159,251
    2001 9,744 9,803 0 0 19,547 94,014 358,884
    2002 9,717 19,811 0 0 29,528 44,348 213,741
    "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: FERRO CORP. BATON ROUGE SITE
    Mailing Address: 111 W. IRENE RD., ZACHARY, LA 70791
    Public Contact: ED FRINDT
    Phone: (225) 654-6801
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: FERRO CORP.
    Latitude: 30.5875
    Longitude: -91.27
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  • Links

    • 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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