POLLUTION LOCATOR| Toxic Chemical Releases | Reports

Environmental Release Report: ALBEMARLE CORP.
 
 
  • Map Locating Toxic Chemical Releases
  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
    0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100%

    Total environmental releases:
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:

    See how this facility ranks on other chemical release and waste management attributes tracked by Scorecard

    Rank facilities in LOUISIANA or in EAST BATON ROUGE County by chemical releases or waste generation

    *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.

  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:TOLUENE
    List chemicals contributing to noncancer risk

    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
    Examine current exposure monitoring data for this area
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 5,527 .050
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 5,500 .050
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 27
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 548
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 5,500 .050
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 5,527 .050
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 6,075 .050
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 6,075 .050
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 5,527 .050
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 6,075 .050
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 6,048 .050

    *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.
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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
      [ top ]
     
     
  • 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
    1994 50,533 117 0 0 50,650 389,262 442,382
    1995 13,254 4 0 0 13,258 496,717 661,575
    1996 3,386 9 0 0 3,395 272,205 388,290
    1997 3,467 0 0 0 3,467 659,542 374,388
    1998 7,392 0 0 0 7,392 356,618 511,010
    1999 5,068 0 0 0 5,068 581,308 853,976
    2000 1,558 0 0 0 1,558 775,323 2,798,717
    2001 2,023 0 0 0 2,023 372,339 374,362
    2002 6,075 .050 0 0 6,075 337,376 3,928,445
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
      [ top ]
     
     
    Send a FAX to the management of this facility. (free)
    Email EPA
    Join an online discussion about this facility


    Email a Scorecard Community Report to a friend
    Network with environmental groups
    Learn how to use Scorecard to find out about toxics in your community


    Contribute to Environmental Defense
    Volunteer with environmental groups in your community

      [ top ]
     
     
  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: ALBEMARLE CORP.
    Mailing Address: GULF STATES RD. & KCS RAILROAD, BATON ROUGE, LA 70805
    Public Contact: R.A HOLUB
    Phone: (225) 359-2295
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: ALBEMARLE CORP.
    Latitude: 30.49835
    Longitude: -91.18104
    Facilities are encouraged to respond to the information presented in Scorecard.
  •   [ top ]
     
     
  • 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

    Scorecard's report for EAST BATON ROUGE County on:

  •   [ top ]