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Environmental Release Report: EL DORADO CHEMICAL CO.
 
 
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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
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:AMMONIA
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  • 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 46 331,743
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 46
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 450,806 33,174
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 20,180
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 450,806 33,174
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 450,760 33,174
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 490,026 33,174
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 490,026 33,174

    *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 230,266 172,710 750 0 403,726 0 NA
    1989 182,850 170,250 0 0 353,100 0 NA
    1990 184,500 162,250 0 0 346,750 0 NA
    1991 272,900 81,300 0 0 354,200 0 683,600
    1992 297,240 68,750 0 0 365,990 0 1,020,200
    1993 267,720 70,100 0 0 337,820 0 1,053,610
    1994 223,795 78,880 0 0 302,675 0 1,126,490
    1995 347,400 203,500 0 0 550,900 0 937,850
    1996 1,025,670 730,000 5,720 0 1,761,390 7,700 2,177,400
    1997 414,685 630,000 7,300 0 1,051,985 0 1,318,300
    1998 333,364 470,475 7,300 0 811,139 0 1,389,389
    1999 319,181 296,742 1,527 0 617,450 0 877,060
    2000 334,149 552,039 2,380 0 888,568 24 1,294,730
    2001 350,067 458,078 13,235 0 821,380 100 1,179,836
    2002 490,026 364,917 0 0 854,943 .500 1,158,921
    "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: EL DORADO CHEMICAL CO.
    Mailing Address: 4500 N.W. AVE., EL DORADO, AR 71730
    Public Contact: RANDALL WHITMORE
    Phone: (870) 863-1400
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: LSB INDS.
    Latitude: 33.2233
    Longitude: -92.6652
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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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