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Environmental Release Report: GREAT LAKES CHEMICAL CENTRAL
 
 
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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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    Rank facilities in ARKANSAS or in UNION 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.

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Ozone Depleting Potential
  • Top Ranked Ozone Depleting Chemical:METHYL BROMIDE
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:DICHLOROMETHANE
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:METHYL BROMIDE
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area
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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 70,265
    Suspected Carcinogens 72,089
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 130,530
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 55,948
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 120,716
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 122,091
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 46,792
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 129,475
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 191,444
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 24,003
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 205,947
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 110,716
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 179,262
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 135,724

    *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 471,136 0 2,288 8,172,555 8,645,979 350,021 NA
    1989 289,488 0 2,504 10,064,189 10,356,181 322,325 NA
    1990 331,309 5 3,501 7,303,057 7,637,872 299,060 NA
    1991 389,025 0 0 4,052,730 4,441,755 346,680 4,784,309
    1992 255,254 0 0 1,935,400 2,190,654 132,110 5,538,731
    1993 209,471 0 0 1,878,740 2,088,211 3,120,855 5,256,024
    1994 166,652 0 0 6,011,918 6,178,570 90,317 6,314,802
    1995 210,860 0 0 2,628,199 2,839,059 203,130 3,023,397
    1996 205,995 0 0 1,746,578 1,952,573 91,951 2,083,434
    1997 158,657 0 0 1,353,046 1,511,703 119,870 1,696,641
    1998 154,584 0 0 1,106,049 1,260,633 59,899 1,320,532
    1999 229,320 0 0 594,058 823,378 58,724 882,103
    2000 266,078 0 0 1,321,766 1,587,844 174,434 1,762,364
    2001 266,296 0 0 1,460,600 1,726,896 275,603 2,002,526
    2002 323,066 0 0 3,186,933 3,509,999 14,251 3,706,950
    "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 CENTRAL
    Mailing Address: 2226 HAYNESVILLE HWY., 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: 33.17639
    Longitude: -92.71111
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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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