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Environmental Release Report: GREAT LAKES CHEMICAL - SOUTH PLANT
 
 
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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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    Total environmental releases:
    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:
    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 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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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 55,408
    Suspected Carcinogens 3,068
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 97,285
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 24,111
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 65,287
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 28,521
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 38,661
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 78,496
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 122,790
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 14,041
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 125,569
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 801
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 99,773
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 125,569
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 113,417

    *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 125,727 0 0 880,000 1,005,727 63,900 NA
    1989 136,445 0 0 1,941,090 2,077,535 10,550 NA
    1990 112,562 0 340 1,952,000 2,064,902 6,960 NA
    1991 88,404 0 0 800,344 888,748 3,428,805 4,318,662
    1992 79,298 0 0 632,015 711,313 4,493,997 5,205,310
    1993 67,948 0 0 1,194,966 1,262,914 3,400,780 4,663,704
    1994 54,388 0 0 631,772 686,160 2,192,999 2,879,155
    1995 45,867 0 0 5,019 50,886 8,330 59,216
    1996 47,450 0 0 1,624 49,074 3,207 121,374
    1997 38,586 0 0 878 39,464 28,122 54,481
    1998 101,766 0 0 426 102,192 163 102,365
    1999 96,473 0 0 11 96,484 1,232 100,457
    2000 127,384 0 0 65 127,449 6,608 134,167
    2001 133,970 0 0 0 133,970 12,052 146,114
    2002 125,569 0 0 0 125,569 73,907 199,541
    "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: GREAT LAKES CHEMICAL - SOUTH PLANT
    Mailing Address: 324 SOUTHFIELD CUTOFF, EL DORADO, AR 71730
    Public Contact: J. R."PETE" HOWARD
    Phone: (870) 864-1543
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: GREAT LAKES CHEMICAL CORP.
    Latitude: 33.10968
    Longitude: -92.67562
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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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