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Environmental Release Report: DSM COPOLYMER INC.
 
 
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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 Potential Human Health Risks
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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 20,249 14
    Suspected Carcinogens 110,903 264
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 131,153 281
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 14,776 .008
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 116,376 278
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 110,905 261
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 116,415 279
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 110,905 264
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 135,832 536
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 135,831 533
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 14,776 .008
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 121,056 536
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 135,869 540
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 135,832 533

    *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 243,930 1,400 0 0 245,330 114 NA
    1989 244,100 1,900 0 0 246,000 120 NA
    1990 214,351 3,070 0 0 217,421 354 NA
    1991 191,620 3,000 0 0 194,620 162 3,992,720
    1992 211,120 3,100 0 0 214,220 92 4,012,765
    1993 218,345 2,700 0 0 221,045 90 4,020,075
    1994 183,795 3,000 0 0 186,795 90 4,381,345
    1995 143,200 2,900 0 0 146,100 90 5,022,660
    1996 175,600 3,000 0 0 178,600 250 5,359,160
    1997 196,060 5 0 0 196,065 1,500 5,446,060
    1998 205,000 5 0 0 205,005 530 5,202,897
    1999 174,100 5 0 0 174,105 750 174,100
    2000 171,060 505 0 0 171,565 3,859 571,209
    2001 153,989 285 0 0 154,274 25,439 545,461
    2002 135,869 540 0 0 136,409 1,032,050 1,786,228
    "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: DSM COPOLYMER INC.
    Mailing Address: 5955 SCENIC HWY., BATON ROUGE, LA 70805
    Public Contact: ADRIAN P. NEWBY
    Phone: (225) 267-3583
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: DSM NV
    Latitude: 30.50306
    Longitude: -91.17
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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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